Learn how to import text into InDesign for use in a layout.
- [Narrator] Unless you also have…a sideline as a copy righter, it isn't the job…of a designer to write the text or copy for a document.…Your job is to get the text into InDesign…and make it look it's best so that the message it carries…can be easily read, understood, and hopefully acted upon…in the way that the brief has indicated.…It's pretty straightforward to get advertising…and marketing copy into InDesign,…as it tends to be relatively short.…Although that said, it's not that much harder…to get large volumes of text in either…for that matter, but that's for another day.…
So, here in InDesign, we're going to use…the place command again, just as we did with images.…But before we do, let's make it so that…any new text we type or place is automatically…using our body font for this document, Kinesis.…The way to do that, is actually really really simple.…All that needs to happen, is to have no text selected.…If I now go to the type tool, and choose Kinesis…from here, so there it is at the top.…
That's it, that's all I need to do.…
- The creative process
- Layout and composition
- Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
- Drawing logos in Illustrator
- Designing graphics and documents in InDesign
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