Learn about the basics of creating character and paragraph styles in InDesign.
- [Instructor] Styles, wherever you can apply them…are a no brainer, because when you create a style…and you use that definition, you only have to change…the definition to change everything…that is depending on it.…Character and paragraph styes are really…the fundamental elements of styling in InDesign.…So what we're going to do in this movie…is create a character style and a paragraph style…for our body text and then another paragraph style…for our heading text.…
When you create a paragraph style,…it's not necessary for you to highlight…the whole of the text, just simply clicking…inside the paragraph you want to change is sufficient.…So how do we go about it?…Well, we've got our character options here…to start off with, which we could do.…It's always a good idea I think to style…in the document and then create an actual…style based on it.…So we were aiming here for Kinesis Pro3 here in 10 point…set on a 12 point leading, and we weren't using…the automatic version.…
Okay, so we were doing that, I'm going to switch out…
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