Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding the page framework, part of Designing a Digital Magazine.
…To set up the page framework, I'll move to the master page…so that any elements I add will be seen on all document pages.…Firstly, I'm going to add guides.…At 25 pixels from the left edge, and then 25 pixels from the right edge of the page.…And I'm specifying these numerically.…Using the x value on my control panel.…Next, I'll add a guide at 64 pixels from the top of the page.…64 pixels because this is the height of the iPad title bar.…I'll also add guides aligned to the top of the text frame.…
And to the bottom of the text frame.…Next I'm going to add colors.…I have an Adobe swatch exchange file that I saved using Adobe Kuler.…The Kuler website kuler.adobe.com, that's k-u-l-e-r and I…want to load that here into my InDesign document.…Before I do that, I'm going to select all unused, and delete those default colors.…I'll then return to the swatches panel, choose…load swatches, and double-click on the swatch exchange file.…
So now I'm going to draw my background color and two rectangles for my title bar.…Beginning with the background color rectangle, and I…
- Setting up pages
- Adding and formatting content
- Choosing typefaces appropriate for the screen
- Creating the folio
- Adding interactivity
- Creating an app from a digital magazine
Skill Level Intermediate
Designing a Magazine Layout (2009)with Nigel French3h 25m Intermediate
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Essential Trainingwith Bob Levine2h 33m Intermediate
1. Setting Up the Page
2. Adding and Formatting Content
3. Creating and Managing Articles
4. Typographic Choices
5. Creating the Folio
6. Adding Interactivity
7. Building an App
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