Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding supporting articles pt. 2, part of Designing a Magazine Layout (2009).
So we are in layout20. We have most of the formatting applied to a second…article. Let's just zoom in on that and see how it's looking. Command+Spacebar…and Click-and-drag or Ctrl+Spacebar and Click-and-drag. And we have the…pictures layer turned off. So if you want to see the pictures, we are going to…need to turn that back on.…And just to refresh our memories on how we are trying to make this look, we…need to do several things. The text frames should span 6-column units rather…than 4 as they currently do. And then we want this title treatment up here.…
We also need to put a background behind it and then we need to anchor the images to the text.…Now here is a slight work around to a shortcoming of text anchoring. You will…see that I have the text wrapping around the images. I will turn of the grid…for a moment. And we need to do that for space considerations. However, if you…put a text wrap on an image and then you anchor that image to the text, the…first line of the text will not be affected by the text wrap. The solution is…
- Identifying the common parts of a magazine feature article
- Creating an efficient workflow using Bridge
- Designing with bleeds and crossovers
- Creating and applying paragraph, character, and object styles
- Designing and working with a baseline grid
- Preflighting documents
- Creating print-ready PDFs
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: The instructor explains that doubling-clicking on an image while holding down the Option key on a Mac will automatically open the image in Photoshop. However, the image opens into Preview instead. Why is this happening?
A: Before this feature will work, the correct file type associations must be set up, so that TIFs and JPEGs open with Photoshop and not with Preview.
From the Finder, select any JPEG or TIF file, then Choose File > Get Info. From the Open With drop down menu, choose Photoshop and click the Change All button. Repeat this process for each of the different file types you want use. You need only do this once and it should work from now on.
1. Document Essentials
2. Working with Images
3. Working with Text
4. Designing Page Elements
5. Proofing and Output
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