Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Character-level formatting, part of InDesign CS4 Getting Started.
In this exercise, I am going to show you how to apply character level…formatting attributes to text inside InDesign. Now by character level…formatting, I mean things like typeface and style and size and other attributes…that affect just the selected characters of type.…I am working inside of this document called Placeholder text.indd found inside…of the Exercise Files folder. I am going to switch to my Type tool or another…way to get to you Type tool very easily in InDesign is just to double-click…inside of some type with the standard Selection tool, and notice that not only…switches me to the Type tool, but it also does the double duty of adding my…blinking insertion marker. So the text is active.…
Now I want to go head and select some text to format. You can select text in a…variety of ways. You can drag over it, like so; you can double-click on a word…to select an entire word; you can triple-click to select an entire line of type;… or you can click four times in a row quadruple-click to select an entire…
- Designing master pages
- Changing type color
- Defining paragraph styles
- Formatting bullets and numbers
- Improving display performance
- Determining how text wraps around graphics
Skill Level Beginner
Q: When creating more than one set of numbered text in a document, for the second numbered list, the numbering starts at the final number of the first n list. For example, if my first list was 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 the next list starts at 6, 7, 8, 9 etc. How can I start at 1 again for the second and subsequent lists?
A: To reset the list numbering, follow these steps:
1) Click in the paragraph that should be #1.