Using paragraph styles with cover lines


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Using paragraph styles with cover lines

Here's where we left it. We have the main cover line in position, and we now need to add the others. Because the arrangement of the cover lines around the picture needs to be very flexible, I'm treating each cover line as a separate textframe which I can independently drag into position. For a most sober cover treatment, it might be preferable to keep all the type within a single textframe and adjust the spacing using the paragraph formatting options on the Control panel.

But that's not what I'm going to do here. I am, however, going to use Paragraph Styles. Now for a very free-form approach like we have here, some people might prefer to use the Eyedropper tool, and that would probably be quicker, but ultimately using Paragraph Styles is going to give us more flexibility in terms of how we edit the end result. So it does involve a bit of investment up front, but it will pay off. I'm going to come to my Paragraph Styles, and with my cursor in the main cover line, I'm going ...

Using paragraph styles with cover lines
Video duration: 5m 32s 2h 45m Intermediate

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Using paragraph styles with cover lines provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Magazine Cover

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign Photoshop
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