Using Adobe InDesign, learn how to align the tops of images with the top of the caps of text.
- [Narrator] So here is another issue … that arises when working with a baseline grid: … You find that the tops of your picture frames … do not automatically align with the top of your text frames. … I'm going to zoom in here to the top right … of my right-hand page, press W to turn on my guides, … and if I swipe over these frames, … we see that the picture frame and the text frames … are both aligned to the grid increments, but, … I want to come and turn on this extra layer that I have, … just to highlight the issue, … we see that we have this extra space … at the top of the text frames. … So this is inevitably going to happen … when the text is aligned to the baseline grid. … What we need to do is adjust the top of the picture frames. … I'll come and turn off that annotation layer. … I'll also, for now, turn off my layout grid layer. … What I need to do is draw down a guide … to the cap height of the text. … Now, I could also do it to the ascender height … or to the x height, whatever I choose, just be consistent. …
- Why grids matter
- Setting up a modular grid
- Determining margins, page size, and aspect ratio
- Creating a baseline grid
- Creating a cap height grid
- Text wraps and grids
- Object styles and grid
- Using the Gridify feature
- Breaking your grid with images
- Shaping text frames
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Grids: An Overview
2. Setting Up a Grid
3. Using a Baseline Grid in InDesign
4. Grid-Related InDesign Tools and Features
5. Breaking the Grid
6. Third-Party Grid Tools
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