Adding rounded corners and other corner options


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Adding rounded corners and other corner options

All of these graphic frames have very sharp edges, almost as sharp as the cacti inside them. Let's zoom in and see if we can do something about that. I'd like to have a rounded corner on some of these graphic frames. How do I do that? Do I have to use the Pen tool and draw out Bezier curves myself? Absolutely not. I'll show you how you can add corner effects easily. I am going to select this frame and come up to the Control panel and I want to point out this little pop-up menu. This is the Corner Options menu.

You can see that right now it is set to None. No corner option. But if I change it to Rounded, look what happens. I suddenly get rounded corners on this frame. I can change the Radius of that curve by changing this value right above it. I'll make this a little bit higher like 18 points. That looks pretty good. But what if I wanted one corner to be sharp and the other ones to be round. Can I do that? Absolutely. To do that, I am going to go to the Object menu and choo...

Adding rounded corners and other corner options
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Adding rounded corners and other corner options provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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