In this video, learn about setting the type for the back cover in a frame with a transparent fill.
- Okay, to complete our book cover … let's just add some copy to the back cover. … I'm going to press "W" to turn on my guides … and we see we have the text here on the Pace Board. … We're now going to drag this over onto my back page … and I'm using my guides so that we have … two grid spaces of space, … either side of this text frame. … Let me come and make the background of this … text frame Paper. … I'm then going to press Command or Control + B … to access my Text Frame Options. … And, we'll set the Vertical Justification to Center … and the Inset Spacing, … Uniform Inset Spacing of 18 points. … I'll now come and select the text, … I'm going to change this to A typeface … which is Tribute... … and it's all going to be 14 points on 18 point leading, … with a center alignment. … I'll select the first four lines … which are the song that recurs throughout the book … and make those first four lines Italic. … Then put my cursor in the paragraph beneath … and we'll have 18 points of spacing before that. …
- 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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