Formatting a table


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Formatting a table

Let's make these two tables look a tad bit better. First I'm going to start with the table on the left. Now it's tempting to select that table with a Selection tool to try and format it, but it won't really work. Instead, you need the Type tool. So I'll double-click to switch the Type tool and click inside the table. Now I'm going to zoom in to 200% so we can see this little bit better and I'll go to the Table menu and I'm going to point out Table Options and Cell Options. These are the two main places that you're going to be paying attention to when formatting your tables. Let's start with Table Options.

There are five different features underneath the Table Options sub-menu, but actually they all go to the same place. They are just different tabs of the Table Options dialog box. Now the Table Options dialog box lets me control the table as a whole. Some of these features are redundant with the Table panel that we've seen earlier, such as the nu...

Formatting a table
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Formatting a table provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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