Adjusting rows and columns


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Adjusting rows and columns

Tables don't just spring to life by themselves. You need to feed them, care for them, adjust their rows and columns. In this case, I have two tables that I'd like to make a little bit nicer. So the first thing I am going to do is learn how to change the row and column sizes. I'll select with the Type tool inside the table on the left and zoom into 200% with Command+2 or Ctrl+2 on Windows. If I want to change the height of one of these rows, I simply place the Type cursor over the boundary between the rows and drag.

Drag down and the row gets larger. Drag up it gets smaller again. You must use the Type tool to do these kinds of changes. You can't do it with the Selection tools. So dragging on the boundary makes one row larger. What if we want to make a bunch of rows larger? Well, one option is to drag the bottom of the table down. If I just drag it down it makes that one row larger, right? Let me undo that. Command+Z or Ctrl+Z. Instead I am going to Shift+Drag down. Shift+Drag...

Adjusting rows and columns
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Adjusting rows and columns 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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