I have set up two different spreads as Master pages and I have to alternate between them as I add new pages I want the spreads to alternate A-B-A-B, cycling through about 200 pages.
Is there a quicker way to do this, than manually dragging?
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Outside of scripting, there isn't an automated way to do this as you work (automatically alternate spreads). You can, however, make it go a lot faster than drag and drop.
In the Pages Panel flyout menu there is an option
Duplicate Spreads. Your first step is to assign a keyboard shortcut to that command.
Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts....
Select "Panel Menus" in the
Product Area: dropdown, and navigate to
Pages: Duplicate Spread.
Choose a keyboard shortcut and type it into the shortcut field.
Save. You'll create a custom shortcut set, since you can't alter the default set. Call it "Aasim's Custom" or whatever you like.
Now you get to the semi-automated part:
Create two consecutive spreads using your A and B masters.
Shift-click on their thumbnails in the pages panel so both are selected.
Press your keyboard shortcut for "Duplicate Spread" as many times as you need.