Applying table styles


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Applying table styles

We've learned how to format tables in some detail. But if you had a lot of tables to format it would be really tedious to go through this process for each and every one of them. Fortunately, InDesign has table styles, which let you apply a lot of table formatting with a single click. Let's see how it's done. First, I'll zoom in on this table so we can take a look at it. Next I want to open up my Cell Styles panel. So I go to the Window menu, choose Styles, and then Cell Styles. You might be tempted to start with table styles but don't do it.

Always start with your cell styles first. Looking at this table I see that we have several different types of cells. We have header cells, we have this Total cell and we've got different cells on the left column and the right column. They don't look different right now but if I turn on Preview Mode, we can see that they're actually slightly different, sort of mirrors of each other with different lines on either side. So le...

Applying table styles
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Applying table styles 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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