By Anne-Marie Concepción | Thursday, November 22, 2012
In this week’s free InDesign Secrets episode, Anne-Marie Concepción reveals the secrets of the Story Editor and how to set preferences to make it even more useful.
The Adobe InDesign Story Editor gives you a view of the text of a given frame or series of threaded frames, with no distractions from layout or formatting. For instance, if some crazy person decided to set text in this headache-inducing way:
You could view the text in the Story Editor in this much more readable format:
In the video, Anne-Marie describes the Preferences settings you can choose to set the text, background, and cursor to your liking. It’s a great way to remove text from a complicated surrounding so you can concentrate on the words.
Meanwhile, Anne-Marie’s partner in InDesign secrecy, David Blatner, has an exclusive video for lynda.com members called Setting the size of text exactly with this free script that shows how to use a special script to control the exact size of your text.
Anne-Marie and David will be back in two week’s with more InDesign Secrets.
Interested in more?• The entire InDesign Secrets biweekly series
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Suggested courses to watch next:• InDesign CS6 New Features
•InDesign CS6 Essential Training• InDesign FX
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