Apply basic strokes and fills InDesign CS6


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Applying basic strokes and fills

Need to set the color of an object? Well, do you want a color it's background fill or stroke what some people would call the border. InDesign just like Illustrator lets you apply a fill or a stroke color to any object on your page even text. I am going to zoom in on this logo down here and I am going to put a border around it, right on the edge of the graphic frame. So I will select it and go up to the Control panel and right in the middle you'll see two little pop-up menus. The top one is its fill and the bottom is the stroke.

To apply a fill click on the pop-up menu and up comes the Swatches panel. I'll fill this with paper, for example. Paper is what InDesign calls White. Now I will hit the Escape key to close that or just click some place else on the page, and then I'll change the stroke. I am going to give this a big Black stroke. First, I will apply the black color, next I'll choose a stroke width from the pop-up menu, I will make this nice and thick like 6pt, and th...

Applying basic strokes and fills
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Applying basic strokes and fills provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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