In this video, learn about setting the type for the front cover.
- [Teacher] Progressing with our cover, … the next thing that we want to do is add the type. … This is what the finished version looks like, … and here's where we're at. … I have the type on the paste board. … I'm going to double click to insert … my cursor into that text frame. … Command A to select it, command X to cut it. … Then I'm going to move over and paste it … into this central white frame. … Before I can do that I will need to come to my layers panel … where in my previous movie I locked the color panels layer. … I need to unlock that and I'll now go ahead … and lock layer one so that we can't interfere with that. … I'll press W to turn off my guides. … Switch to my type tool, and we see that I have … a rounded dotted line around my type cursor … indicating that when I click I'm going to be … inserting type into that frame. … I'll paste it, command or control V. … I'll select it all, and I want to do … as much to it as I can while its all one block. … So all similar formats that it shares. …
- Setting up an InDesign workspace
- Adjusting the page size and margins
- Placing text
- Applying text styles
- Automating formatting
- Adding footnotes and headers
- Placing images
- Fixing text details
- Creating the front matter
- Creating the cover
- Exporting the final book
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign CC: Designing a Magazine Layoutwith Nigel French1h 51m Intermediate
EPUB Accessibility Using InDesignwith Laura Brady2h 41m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Document Setup and Strategy
3. Placing Text
4. Styling the Text
5. Working with Images
6. Finessing Text Composition
7. Creating the Front Matter
8. Creating the Cover
9. Preparing for Print
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