Mastering row and column strokes


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Mastering row and column strokes

One thing we can modify in a table that can really improve on its design is to change the row and column strokes that normally appear as those boring default one point black lines. Changing the format of table strokes is not the most intuitive or easiest to learn features, but once you know how, you'll appreciate the power and flexibility it gives you in creating more interesting tables. Let's start simple with a single table cell. I'm going to click in the cell and press the Escape key to select it and we'll start with the Cell Options > Strokes and Fill dialog, so you can see a little bit more easily.

The way we control table strokes is to use this proxy that's in the dialog here and the proxy sometimes can be a little difficult to get your head around, so we're going take a look at that. Each line of this proxy represents one line in the cell that I have selected. The left stroke here represents the left side here, the bottom, the bottom here and so forth. And...

Mastering row and column strokes
Video duration: 11m 31s 3h 26m Intermediate

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Mastering row and column strokes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Diane Burns as part of the InDesign Tables In Depth (2012)

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Design
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InDesign
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