090 Combining stroke styles


show more 090 Combining stroke styles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX show less
please wait ...

090 Combining stroke styles

Hi, I'm Mike Rankin and welcome to InDesign Effects. In this week's effect, we'll see how to combine some of InDesign's built in stroke styles to create new stroke effects. Including an example where we can use one stroke to punch a hole in another with a knock out group command. So here's what we're going to try to do. In the first example here, we're going to combine a double-striped stroke with a straight hash stroke. Here we'll combine a triple stroke with a dotted stroke to give us these nice rounded caps. We're combining both of the slanted hash strokes here. And this is our knockout group example, where the smaller stroke knocks a hole in the larger one.

So let's see if we can make these. I'll go to the next page in my document, and here I have a single object, I'm going to copy it, paste it in place so it's in the exact same location, and now I'll apply a different stroke. I'll reduce the width down to 20 points, I'll change the sty...

090 Combining stroke styles
Video duration: 2m 11s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

Viewers:

090 Combining stroke styles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

Subject:
Design
Software:
InDesign
Author:
please wait ...