In this video, align the text to a baseline grid.
- [Instructor] Now that our main paragraph styles … have been applied and our document has some structure, … let's just turn our attention to a baseline grid. … So I'm doing this at this point … because it was at this point that I noticed the problem. … And the problem we see on this spread, … pages 12 and 13, … where on the right-hand page, … the text does not come down … to the bottom margin. … So they're slightly misaligned across pages. … There are other ways you can do this, … but I just prefer to use a baseline grid. … So first of all, we need to establish the baseline grid. … And we will do that in Preferences, Grids. … I'm going to change the color of the grid … to light gray, which is just a personal preference. … I'll have it start at zero relative to the top margin. … Now we are using a Leading value of 15, … so the obvious grid increment would be 15. … I'm actually going to halve that, 7.5, … which will give me just a bit more flexibility. … I'll go ahead and click OK … and then come to my View options …
- 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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