Fitting frames to different types of text content


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Fitting frames to different types of text content

Can there be any topic more exciting than text frame fitting? I think not, especially if you are a neat freak like me. For example, do you see the problem with this page? I see. It's screaming at me. Look at this frame. Look at all this empty space. Well, the ability to fit the frame to the text content has been around for a number of versions of InDesign, but until CS6, the only way that it worked was on these plain-Jane frames like this one, rectangular frames with just text, nothing overlapping and nothing crazy going on inside.

So if you had one like this, instead of having to go to all the trouble of dragging this guy up, you could go to the Object menu or right-click, go to Fitting and choose Fit Frame to Content, or you've probably memorized this keyboard shortcut, which is Command+ Option+C on a Mac or Ctrl+Alt+C on Windows, which will automatically do the same thing as what I like to do is just double-clicking the frame handle to roll it right up like a Venetian blind,...

Fitting frames to different types of text content
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Fitting frames to different types of text content provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the InDesign CS6 New Features

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