Explore the ins and outs and time-saving benefits of using styles in InDesign. Learn about text styles, table and cell styles, object styles, and other style-related features.
- [Nigel] Hi, I'm Nigel French. Welcome to InDesign Styles. Styles are a fundamental part of Adobe InDesign and essential to any professional InDesign workflow. The difference between using styles and not using styles is the difference between you controlling InDesign and InDesign controlling you. Styles save you hours of drudgery. They let you control the appearance of your documents and effect far-reaching changes with just a few clicks. And by freeing you up from repetitive and boring tasks, styles allow you to be more creative.
Styles ensure consistency, And a consistently formatted document is essential for meeting a reader's expectations and gaining a reader's trust. In this course, we'll look at the full range of InDesign styles: paragraph, character, object, nested, GREP, table, cell, list, even stroke styles. I'll show you how to create, apply, and redefine styles, as well as practical ways to use them and combine them. I'll be starting at an introductory level, but there'll also be tips and tricks for more advanced users.
Let's get started.
- Creating, applying, and redefining paragraph and character styles
- Using Quick Apply to apply styles
- Using GREP styles to automate text formatting
- Controlling text flow with styles
- Organizing content with paragraph rules and paragraph shading
- Creating, applying, and redefining object styles
- Applying styles with Find/Change
- Mapping Word styles to InDesign styles
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Paragraph and Character Styles Basics
2. Chapter Botched on Import
3. Advanced Text Styles
5. Object Styles
6. Table and Cell Styles
7. Other Uses of Styles
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