Designing the feature spread


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Designing the feature spread

We have some work that we need to do our feature spread, which crosses over between Page 4 and Page 5, both the picture crossing over and the text itself. Let's just take a look at the finished version and this is what we are aiming for, something like this, and obviously we have got a big problem here with the text being rather unreadable and the text not currently fitting the space. First of all, I'm going to select both of these two column text frames and we need to apply an Inset Spacing, so that we move the text away from the very edge of that frame. Object > Text Frame Options and I'm going to have a 12 point Inset Spacing on all four dimensions and that alone is enough to make the text fit the space.

Now, I'm going to select the headline and deckhead and I want to change the color of this text frame. So, I'm going to come to my Swatches panel and making sure my Fill property is selected, apply Paper to that and I want to make this as a semitransparent color...

Designing the feature spread
Video duration: 3m 10s 3h 22m Intermediate

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Designing the feature spread provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Newsletter

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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