How to Create and Apply Paragraph Styles in InDesign CS6


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Creating and applying paragraph styles

Styles are a way to specify a whole bunch of formatting with a single name. InDesign lets you create styles for character formatting, paragraph formatting, object formatting, even table formatting, and there are three main reasons why you want to use styles. First, they let you apply a lot of formatting with a single click, so they really boost productivity. For example, I'll zoom in here on the bottom part of this page, and I can see that some of this text has been formatted, but most of it has not. I need to apply formatting quickly to that text. To do that, I want my Paragraph Styles panel.

I can find that over here in the dock. If you don't see the Paragraph Styles panel over here, then make sure you're in the Advanced workspace. I'll double-click in the name of the first unformatted paragraph, and I can see that the current paragraph style is Basic Paragraph. We want to avoid Basic Paragraph as much as we can. It's much better to apply our own paragraph styles. In ...

Creating and applying paragraph styles
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Creating and applying paragraph styles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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