Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Autoflow tricks and Primary Text Frame, part of Introducing InDesign.
- In this movie, I'll show you a few tricks…for making quick work of automatically…flowing text across multiple pages.…As you can see, I still have that last text frame selected,…and it ends with that red plus sign.…Elsewhere, by the way, you see little blue arrowheads…that are showing you that the text…is continuing in another frame.…And you can see that I still have the red error…down here at the bottom of the screen.…But as soon as I click on that little red plus sign,…then my arrows go away, and that's because…all of the overflow text is now loaded in my cursor.…
Now you may find it a little bit problematic…that you have to click to flow a column,…and then you have to click again to reload your cursor.…If you'd like to save a step, here's what you do.…I'm gonna press alt+pgdn or opt+pgdn on a Mac…to advance to the next spread,…and this time I'm gonna press and hold the alt key,…or the opt key on a Mac.…And that's a great key to try out…in a lot of different situations, by the way.…And notice that my cursor,…
- Creating a new InDesign document
- Navigating in InDesign
- Creating and formatting text
- Formatting text with paragraph styles
- Creating dynamic hyperlinks
- Adding, deleting, and moving pages
- Importing, cropping, and scaling photos
- Placing artwork
- Stacking and layering objects
- Wrapping text around a graphic
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Document and Setup
2. Rulers and Guides
Working with the rulers4m 4s
3. Text and Formatting
4. Automated Formatting
5. Pages and Pouring
6. Photos and Graphics
7. Combining Type and Graphics
8. Publishing Your Document
Next steps1m 11s
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