Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the page, part of Designing a Digital Magazine.
…Beginning with a new document, I'll choose Digital Publishing as my intent.…Preview is checked so that I can see what I'm getting.…I'm going to leave primary text frame turned on.…For the most part, this will be helpful although as we'll…see, there is the potential for this to cause some confusion.…The orientation will be landscape.…To set the margins, I need to break…the chain, because I want to set them independently.…I'm going to use these values.…108 pixels for the top, 24 pixels for the bottom,…150 for the left, and 391 for the right.…
The large top margin, allows room for the title bar and navigation bar.…The combination of left and right margins yields a column width of 483 pixels.…I'll say more about this in the chapter on choosing type, but for now…I'll just say that this is a suitable column width for the size of type.…The 150 pixel left margin provides comfortable white space to the left of the…text frame, and the larger right margin…allows room for pictures and supporting text.…
The bottom of margin of 24 pixels is…
- 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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