Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Making a paragraph style, part of InDesign CS4 Getting Started.
In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to create a paragraph style,…which allows you to collect and replicate the character and paragraph level…formatting attributes that you use on a regular basis. I am working inside of a…document called Paragraph style.indd found inside the Exercise Files folder.…Notice that I am working on page two of this document. You can see that I've…properly formatted the text in the left column, but I haven't done anything to…the text on the right column, it's an inquirer and I don't have any paragraph…breaks. I can make the text on the right match the text on the left with the…help of a paragraph style.…
For starters I need to identify a paragraph that contains the right formatting…attributes. So I will double-click inside of this top paragraph to switch to…the Type tool and place my blinking insertion marker.…So that's all you have to do with the Type tool, you don't have to select any…text, you just need to place your blinking insertion marker some place inside…
- 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.