In this video, use a script to automate formatting through the application of style pairs.
- [Instructor] We're now ready to create … and apply our chapter title style … and our first paragraph style, … which includes a drop cap … and is made of a nested style. … So this is what they look like in the finished version. … Coming to our work in progress, … I'm going to select the first instance … of what will become the chapter title. … Starting with my character formats, … I will come over to my OpenType options … and make this All Small Caps. … In addition, I want to increase the tracking to 50. … I'll come to my paragraph formats, … remove the first line indent, … set the alignment to center, … and then come to my space before … and make that 15 points. … Then come to my Paragraph Styles panel, … New Paragraph Style. … I will call this Chapter Title. … Now select the next paragraph. … Let's remove the first line indent. … Let's add 15 points of space before … and then come to our drop cap settings, … where we want a three line drop cap. … I have the whole paragraph selected here, …
- 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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