003 Exploring the Effects Panel


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003 Exploring the Effects Panel

InDesign's transparency effects enable you to blend the colors of objects and apply special effects like Drop Shadows, Glows, feathering and more. The Effects panel is where you will find the controls for creating, applying, and editing transparency effects. Let's take a look. So here I have my Effects panel docked with my other panels. Now we will just start by taking a little tour of the controls in the panel. First off I have this pop-up menu with the different blending modes I can apply. I have 16 blending modes available to me in InDesign. They are the exact same 16 blending modes that you have for use in Illustrator.

Photoshop has substantially more but we can still do a heck of a lot with just these 16 blending modes. Next up, I have some Opacity controls with a slider that I can click and drag to see through objects to what's underneath them. In the main part of the panel, I have these different levels at which I can apply effects. So I can apply them at the object le...

003 Exploring the Effects Panel
Video duration: 8m 43s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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003 Exploring the Effects Panel provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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Design
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InDesign
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