Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with text wrap, part of Designing a Magazine Layout (2009).
All right, let's apply the Text Wrap to the map that occurs on the bottom of page…48 and we will also need to apply a little bit of scaling and nudging to the…map so that it makes the Text Wrap but it doesn't interfere with the text too…much in a way that it's going to make the text unreadable. This is the finished…version, we are working in layout22.…So I am going to zoom in on this area, Command+Spacebar or Ctrl+Spacebar, Click…and drag, select the map. And we will apply the Text Wrap to it. So if you have…the Text Wrap open choose it from there, if not, it's there under your Window menu.…
The type of Text Wrap we want is the Wrap around object shape. And then…we are going to need to change the Contour Options to Detect Edges and it will…ignore the white areas and find the edges of the graphic.…We also need to set the Offset to 12 points. And that's going to be the same…all the way around that irregular Text Wrap. I would now like to slightly…increase the size of the map. So I have it selected with my Selection tool and…
- 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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