Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Designing pull quotes, part of Designing a Magazine Layout.
Let's make some pull-quotes. Pull- quotes are excerpts from the text that pulled…out and use this graphical elements and to entice the reader and they can be…placed over portions of the picture, as is the case here, and you can take a…quite a few liberties with the pull- quote as you can see in this case. I have a…nice big fat opening quote mark and a much smaller closing quote mark,…and we have a second pull-quote right here.…The pull-quote ideally should occur on the same page as it's positioned in the text …and the position in the text to this one is right here and if we come…back to the first one, the position in the text is right there.…
Now I have a Paragraph Style already setup for both the pull-quote, and for the…attribution, and a character style setup for the quote mark, the big quote and…the small quote. So there are a total of four styles being used there. …I am going to recreate the whole thing from scratch though, just so you see how that…whole thing is done.…But before we do that, let's just take a look at some examples of pull-quotes.…
- 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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