Editing in Layout view


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Editing in Layout view

I'm going to talk about editing text in Layout View in InCopy, which is one of the three views. Though some of what I'm going to be talking about also applies to Story and Galley, I kind of want to focus on what it's like to edit in this view, which a lot of editors prefer to Story and Galley, because they can see the actual contents as it applies to the layout. It's a lot easier to write a caption for a picture, for example, when you can actually see the picture. Let's talk about a couple of preferences that you might want to change first. Now, for example, these gray story bars that you see, I normally have them turned off.

They're called greeking. What it is is that if you're zoomed out so far that InCopy thinks there is no possible way this person wants to actually edit text, then it doesn't even bother drawing the individual letterforms. It just puts these gray bars here. The ends of the gray bars, like down here, give you approximations of the line endi...

Editing in Layout view
Video duration: 8m 44s 7h 30m Intermediate

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Editing in Layout view provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the Collaborative Workflows with InDesign and InCopy

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Design
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InCopy InDesign
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