Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Threading text frames around a circular grid, part of Designing a Calendar.
Our next step is to create threaded text frames, so that we can…pretty much automatically populate these individual segments…with the different days of the year.…Now I can tell you, we're going to run into a problem here.…Which, depending on how you look at it, may not be…a problem at all, depending on what style of calendar you prefer.…In my original, you can see that as we move around the circle,…the numbers actually rotate with the circle.…So that by the time we get to the bottom…of the circle, the numbers are rotated through 180 degrees.…
That's not going to work the way things currently are.…Let me just show you why. These are all individual segemtns.…And I can select one of them, and when I choose my…type tool and click inside it, it now becomes a text frame.…I can now thread this to the next text frame, click in the out port, hold…down my Alt key, or my option key, and then click, and then repeat that,…and these are now a series of threaded text frames.…
So that means that when I come and click in the first of these, and put in my…
- 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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