Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating paragraph styles, part of Learning InDesign (2011).
In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to work with paragraph styles,…which rank among the most essential ingredients to successfully laying out…pages inside of InDesign.…A paragraph style allows you to assemble and apply entire collections of both…character- and paragraph- level formatting attributes.…Now our first step is to bring up the Paragraph Styles panel, which you get to…by switching to a different workspace.…So go up to the word ESSENTIALS in the upper-right region of the screen here,…click on it to bring up this pop-up menu, and choose the first option, Advanced, in…order to bring up a few more panels over here on the right-hand side of the…screen. Then click on the words PARAGRAPH STYLES in order to bring up…the Paragraph Styles panel.…
Now in the case of this document, which is called Lacking in styles.indd, found…inside the Exercise Files folder, I have created a few styles in advance. For example,…if I double-click inside of this text right here, this headline text that says,…
- Getting around a document
- Making text frames
- Creating paragraph styles
- Adding bullets and numbers
- Repeating elements with master pages
- Cropping and scaling artwork
- Wrapping text around a graphic
- Preparing a document for print
- Exporting a PDF file
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Setting Up Documents
2. Formatting Text
3. Using Automated Formatting
4. Formatting Pages and Pouring
5. Adding Photographs and Art
6. Combining Type and Graphics
Making a quick logo6m 7s
7. Saving and Printing
Next steps1m 8s
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