Flowing text into frames automatically


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Flowing text into frames automatically

There's a couple shortcuts for placing text in InDesign. Let's begin by creating just a standard document here. Let me go ahead and create a one page document with say three columns, just change the number of columns to 3 and we'll go ahead and click OK. So there I have it. Nothing fancy. I'm going to place a text file into this document and start flowing it into these columns. So I'm going to bring up my Place command, Command+D or File>Place, Ctrl+D on Windows. There in my Exercise Files folder, I have a Links folder, and there is a document here called LongText.rtf.

I'm going to go ahead and click Open. That puts that story, or that text file into my Loaded Place cursor, my Loaded Place Text cursor to be specific. So by default, if I just click into a column, if I wanted to start at the top of the column, I just want to make sure I line up the cursor with the top, because if I click in the middle, it doesn't fill the whole column. It starts it from where I...

Flowing text into frames automatically
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Flowing text into frames automatically provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design
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InDesign
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