In this video, begin rotating the spread in order to set the type for the spine.
- [Instructor] So we are now ready to add the spine text. … Let's just take the text that we have on the cover, … select that, copy it, click and drag, … paste it into a new frame, command Y won't show us … that text in the story editor. … Let's make sure that we have hidden characters shown. … We can see where those line breaks are, … which we no longer need so I can delete them. … And we don't need that line nor do we need that line … and we want to separate the title and author name … with a tab rather than a paragraph mark. … I'll now close the story editor. … There's the text in my text frame. … I'm going to rotate this text frame … through 90 degrees clockwise. … Now I'm going to position it in my spine area. … Let's turn on the guides. … I want to make sure that it extends all the way … to the bleed at the top and all the way … to the bleed at the bottom … and that its width is exactly 3/4 of an inch. … Now the height of the frame actually corresponds … to the width of the spine so it's …
- 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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