Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Making a background, part of InDesign CS4 Getting Started.
In this exercise I will show you how to add a slight gradient background to a…page and how to adjust the stacking and layering order so that everything looks good.…I am working inside of a document called Needs background.indd, found inside…the Exercise Files folder. Notice that I am looking at the contents of page 3.…Now currently I am seeing this document in the Preview mode. I want to switch…to the Normal mode so I can see my guides.…So I will go down here to the bottom of the toolbox, click-and-hold to bring up…a flyout menu and choose the Normal command. And now we can see all the guides…in the document.…
Now by the way, if you are interested in a really handy keyboard shortcut,…it doesn't make a lot of sense but it really works out beautifully.…It's the W key, just by itself. W will switch you into the Preview mode and then it…switches you back into the Normal mode.…I am not really sure what W stands for, but you can think if it as W for Window…because it gives you control over the contents of the document window. And…
- Designing master pages
- Changing type color
- Defining paragraph styles
- Formatting bullets and numbers
- Improving display performance
- Determining how text wraps around graphics
Skill Level Beginner
Q: When creating more than one set of numbered text in a document, for the second numbered list, the numbering starts at the final number of the first n list. For example, if my first list was 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 the next list starts at 6, 7, 8, 9 etc. How can I start at 1 again for the second and subsequent lists?
A: To reset the list numbering, follow these steps:
1) Click in the paragraph that should be #1.