copy and Format with the Eyedropper tool InDesign CS6


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Copying and formatting with the Eyedropper tool

When you're laying out a document you'll often find yourself needing to copy formatting from one place in the document to another. One way to do that is Styles, Paragraph Styles, Object Styles, and so on. I'll talk about all of those in a later movie. But another, sometimes faster way is to use the Eyedropper tool. There are two ways to use the Eyedropper tool and it's a little bit non-intuitive I find. So pay attention, you'll catch on. The first way to use the Eyedropper tool is with and object or some text selected. In this case I'm going to select this text down in the lower left corner by double-clicking on it and selecting it.

Now I'll choose the Eyedropper tool and I'm going to apply some formatting to whatever is selected by clicking on it with the Eyedropper tool. In this case I want to pull out this formatting from this text up here. When I click on it, it automatically sucks up all of this formatting and applies it to whatever was currently selec...

Copying and formatting with the Eyedropper tool
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Copying and formatting with the Eyedropper tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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