Aligning to or away from the spine


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Aligning to or away from the spine

In this movie, we're going to look at two less frequently used alignment options, Align to and Away from spine. And these options are these two, Align towards the spine, and this is Align away from the spine, and here we see an example of both. Align away from the spine I find very useful when setting up folios, page information, where you want those folios either into the spine or as I have them here, aligned away from the spine. So these alignment options only work when you're working with a facing pages document.

I'll delete the one on the right-hand side, and then I'll put my cursor in the one on the left-hand side, and we can see that its alignment is set to align away from spine. Notice that on the left- hand page, it's left aligned. So now, when I drag it over to the right-hand page, it automatically becomes right aligned. What it doesn't do is it doesn't flip the position of the number. That's something that I would need to get in there and just do that manual...

Aligning to or away from the spine
Video duration: 1m 50s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Aligning to or away from the spine provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the InDesign Typography (2012)

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Design
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InDesign
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