How To Fit Frames To Content In Indesign Cs6


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Fitting frames to content

Another new feature in CS6 that can be useful in adopting layouts for multiple page sizes is the Auto-Size feature. It can prevent overset text frames and affect fixing them on the fly so that when you create new layouts, you never have overset text. Let's take a look. First of all, Auto-Size is a property of a text frame, and we can get that in the Text Frame Options dialog box. So here I'll select this text frame and I'll Option+Double-Click or Alt+Double-Click on it to bring up my Text Frame Options dialog box/ And over here on the right, I have my new Auto-Size Options.

I can see that Auto-Size is currently turned off for the frame that I have selected. But if I look in the menu, I can see that I have options to auto size height only, width only, height and width, or height and width (keep proportions). I'll turn on Preview and I'll select Height Only. I can see that the height of the text frame now fits the text and it stayed centered on its original location. T...

Fitting frames to content
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Fitting frames to content provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign CS6: Interactive Documents

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