Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating notes, part of InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics.
If you are anything like me, your memory isn't like it used to be and you…probably want to leave notes for yourself all over the place. Well, the good…news is that InDesign has a Notes feature so that you can leave notes for…yourself or for others if you are handing these documents off to somebody else.…However, you can only add these kinds of notes inside of a text frame as part…of a story. Let's see how it's done.…I am going to put a note inside this story here. So I will select it and zoom…into 200% with Command+2 or Ctrl+2 on Windows and I will double-click inside…here to switch to the Type tool. To add a note, I will go to the Type menu,…choose the Notes submenu and then choose New Note. Two things happen when I do that.…
First, the Notes panel appears, which I will move over to the side here. The…second thing is, you will see a little kind of double triangle hourglass shape…icon appear where the note is going to be. The cursor is flashing inside of the…Notes panel already so I simply type the note. Here is my note, hopefully your…
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- Using advanced effects
- Creating interactive documents
- Integrating with Illustrator
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Shortcuts You Have to Know
2. Grids, Guides, and Columns
3. Layout Techniques
4. Images, Paths, and Effects
5. Text and Typography
6. Text Styles
7. Long Documents
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