Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Bylines and credits, part of InDesign: Elements of a Layout.
- [Voiceover] A byline credits the author,…artwork credits acknowledge the photographer or artist.…For feature articles, bylines typically go…at the top of the article,…after the headline and the strapline.…For smaller articles, the byline may be…at the end of the piece, possibly followed…by a short bio or info paragraph.…Bylines are often incorporated into the strapline.…Art credits, if separate from the byline,…typically go at the bottom of the page,…or next to the image.…
They're often rotated through 90 degrees,…and can be as small as six point type.…In my work in progress,…my byline is going to be added to the strapline.…Here is the byline.…Now I want to be able to apply the formats of the byline…everywhere that it's needed,…and I want them to be consistent.…So what I'm going to do is create a character style.…I'll come to my Character Styles panel,…and choose New Character Style.…
Call this "byline."…In my Basic Character Formats,…I'm gonna make the font style bold…so that it contrasts with the regular text of the strapline,…
Graphic designer Nigel French shows how to create a magazine layout using a modular approach that improves the ongoing usability of the document template and the appearance of the resulting designs. In this course, Nigel uses a magazine layout to explain the purpose of each layout element and to demonstrate the use of InDesign features. He explores text elements, picture elements, and page elements. He demonstrates how to set up a document and how to format logically with Styles, Layers, and CC Libraries.
- Setting up a template
- Using Paragraph Styles, Character Styles, and Object Styles
- Working with picture treatments
- Establishing hierarchy
- Incorporating white space into a layout
- Using CC Libraries