Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing the cell styles, part of Designing a Calendar.
In this movie, I'm going to change the definition of some of…the cell styles to help give the calendar meaning and structure.…If we look at the current state of the…calendar, it really is just a jumble of information.…Compare that to the finished version, where we can clearly discern…where the months begin, the first date of each of the…months, and we see that each of the days of the…month, are separated from the months that follow and precede them…by the use of this rule above. And will below.…So these are all functions of cell styles, and that's what I'm…going to do now, beginning with changing the cell style for the month.…
Before I do that, though, I want to just remove this repeating fill pattern…from columns one and two. So I will select columns one and two and…then press my forward slash, to apply none to those, I will…then click in the cell of January, tab escape to select that cell,…and then apply a fill color of black and a tint of 50%.…
That I'm now going…to save as a cell style, which I will…call Month. And in addition to that, I'm going to…
- Observing different styles of calendars
- Installing and using the Calendar Wizard script for InDesign
- Placing and fitting images
- Adding text
- Working with grids and tables
- Creating the cover
- Preparing calendars for print
Skill Level Intermediate
1. An Overview of Calendar Design
2. Designing a Wall Calendar
3. Designing a Circular Calendar
4. Designing a Compact Calendar
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