Creating, applying, and editing styles


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Creating, applying, and editing styles

Okay, we have looked at applying styles, but how do we create those styles in the first place and how do we edit them, should we need to? Let's take a look at this very simple document where we have three levels of heading on the left here, and we have some body text. Now if you look at my Paragraph Styles we see h1, h2, h3, body three times, okay. So we are going to recreate this very simple arrangement of styles. And there are different approaches, but I find this to be the most intuitive, and I think the most efficient.

You highlight the text, you make it look the way you want it to look, and you do that using the Control panel. So I am going to press Command+6 to jump to my Font menu, and I'm going to type in--let's use a different font this time--I'll use Chaparral Pro, and I'd like it to be bold, and I'd like it to be, let's say, I want it to be 24 points. And what else do we want to do to it, we want to make it blue. All right, that's how I want my h1s to look....

Creating, applying, and editing styles
Video duration: 7m 3s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Creating, applying, and editing styles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the InDesign Typography (2012)

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Design
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InDesign
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