Edit frame and path shapes InDesign CS6


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Editing frame and path shapes

InDesign has a wide variety of drawing tools, including a fully featured Bezier Pen tool just like Illustrator. Now I wouldn't use InDesign to do a detailed technical illustration, but it's perfect for basic drawing such as most logos and relatively simple shapes. Let me I show you how it's done. I have my roux_ article document open from Exercise folder and I am just going to pan up to the upper left corner here, so I have some space to work with. Here in the tool panel there are several tools to let me draw shapes. For example, the Line tool which draws simple lines.

Next down, a little bit more interesting is Bezier Pen tool. Here I can click and drag to get Bezier points and handles. And I will click and drag and you get the idea, you can make a Bezier line very quickly. You might use a line like this for text on a path. I will go to the Type in a Path tool and click on the edge of this path and just start typing some text. Now I can select all that with a Command+A or Ctr...

Editing frame and path shapes
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Editing frame and path shapes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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