Applying gradients


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Applying gradients

In the last movie, I talked about how to make a gradient swatch in the Swatches panel. Now let's look at applying gradients to stuff on your page and how to fine-tune those gradients. Because I reverted my file at the end of the last movie, I'm going to have to create a new gradient swatch now. That's no problem, easy to do. Choose New Gradient Swatch and why don't we choose these from swatches that I already have in here. I'll do maybe this orange to a yellow color that I've got here. Here we go. A linear swatch from orange to yellow, and I'm going to call this sunrise, click OK, and it adds the sunrise gradient to the bottom of my Swatches panel.

Let's go ahead and apply that to this object back here. Looks pretty good. However the gradient goes from orange on the left to yellow on the right. That's not what I want. I actually want it to be orange on the bottom, and yellow on the top. How do I do that? Well, I need to apply local gradient formattin...

Applying gradients
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Applying gradients 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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