Advanced text importing


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Advanced text importing

We all need to get text into InDesign. And back in the Essential Training title, we looked at the basic method for importing text. For example, here I have an RTF file open in Word and I can see all my text and it is all been styled. For example, this first line has been styled with the pastille article subhead paragraph style, this is the pastille article body, there is the subhead, and so on. Now let's go ahead and import that into InDesign. I will switch to InDesign and if you look at the Paragraph Styles panel, you see we have the same named paragraph styles; pastille article body is here, pastille subheads, and so on. Now let's go ahead and import that file. File > Place. I will select the RTF file, click Open, and it loads the Place cursor.

In this case, I will click and drag to make a text frame exactly of the size I want. And when I let it go, it fills as much as it can in that frame and leaves an overset mark. So I will click on that, and I will come up here and I c...

Advanced text importing
Video duration: 7m 50s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Advanced text importing provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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InDesign
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