Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Formatting entire paragraphs, part of Learning InDesign (2011).
In this exercise, I am going to introduce you to paragraph-level formatting…attributes, which are things like alignment and indent and paragraph spacing, that…are applicable to entire, even partially selected, paragraphs at a time.…We are going to be formatting this black text down here in the lower-left region…of page 2 of this document.…However, first I want to get a sense of where my paragraphs are.…This big region of text right here, I'm not sure if it contains any paragraph…breaks or not, and if you want to get a sense for the invisible characters inside…of your document then go up to the Type menu and choose Show Hidden Characters,…and that will go ahead and turn on those hidden characters.…
You will be able to see them inside of this Normal mode.…Notice we can see such things as space characters, which of course are invisible;…however, they show up here.…They won't print, by the way.…They are just going to show up onscreen as these little blue dots, and then that…blue Number sign, that indicates the end of the story, that is, the end of the text inside of…
- 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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