Creating pull quotes and design objects using tables


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Creating pull quotes and design objects using tables

One thing I hope you'll be able to take away from this course besides of course a real comfort level with using tables, is that you'll be able to step back and think about using InDesign's table features for things that don't look like tables. One of the most interesting features I think is that you can set row height in a way that it will grow or shrink depending on how much text is in the cell. I mean that's incredible. No other frame does that. That means you can use it for things like we see on this page where we have these blocks of text with a tint behind them. Each one has a different amount of text.

Now, there are any number of ways you could do this. But, one of them is to use a table. I'm going to zoom in a little bit, and switch to the Type tool, and then I'll go out of Preview Mode so you can see a little bit more what's happening. Each of these what looks like a text frame is actually a one cell table. I mean who said cell tables have to be two ...

Creating pull quotes and design objects using tables
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Creating pull quotes and design objects using tables provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Diane Burns as part of the InDesign Tables In Depth (2012)

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Design
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InDesign
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