019 Simulating Multiple Strokes, Part 1


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019 Simulating Multiple Strokes, Part 1

It's not possible to apply multiple strokes to a single object in InDesign. For now we'll have to be jealous of Illustrator and its Appearance panel, but oftentimes where there's a will there's a way, and in this case, the way is to create a custom stroke style that looks like more than one stroke and we can even use custom stroke styles to simulate things like photo frames and mattes. Let's see how. Here I have a placed photo of a flower and it has a thick black stroke on it. And that's fine, but I'd like something a little more interesting. So I'm going to try to choose a different stroke style from my stroke panel.

I'll go to the Type menu and choose from the pop-up menu. Maybe I'll try Triple stroke. That's interesting, but in this case really what I wanted was just a thick green stroke on the outside and a thin black stroke on the inside. I don't want these other two black strokes. Fortunately, there's an easy way to accomplish th...

019 Simulating Multiple Strokes, Part 1
Video duration: 3m 59s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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019 Simulating Multiple Strokes, Part 1 provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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