In this video, create a paragraph style to apply to the body text and determine the optimum settings for readability.
- [Instructor] In the previous movie, … I chose my body text typeface. … In this movie, I'm going to create a paragraph style … for my body text. … Double click to insert my type cursor. … Command or Control + 2, to zoom into 200 percent view. … Select a paragraph, by clicking in it four times. … On my character formatting controls, … I'll change the typeface to Tribute Roman. … I'm going to leave the size at 12 points. … Change the leading, or line spacing, to 15. … And, to save time, I'm just going to talk about those things … that I'm changing from the default settings … that I'm starting with. … I'll come now to my alignment options. … I want my text to be justified. … Justified with last line aligned left. … To differentiate one paragraph from the next, … I need a first line indent. … The size of that will be the size of my type. … Also expressed as one em space. … Now, because I have a first line indent, … I do not need any space before or any space after. … My text is going to hyphenate. …
- 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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