Next Style


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Next Style

InDesign has the ability to control what style appears after an existing style, when entering text in a layout. Furthermore, you can actually format existing text in your document, using a style that has a Next Style applied. Let's take a look at how this works. I'm going to zoom in on my document, by holding down Cmd+Space Bar on Mac, or Ctrl+Space Bar on Windows. And as we can see in this Center panel we have a pattern. All of our text begins with a subhead, then goes to a body style, and then goes to a body indent style. And as you can see this pattern repeats through all the text on this panel. Now what I'd like to do, is make entering text in my document easier, as well as formatting existing text in my document easier as well. So, once again we have this pattern that begins with our subhead. So, what I'm going to do is open up my Paragraph Styles panel. And to edit subhead, I'm going to right-click on it. Now this is probably a good time to point...

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Next Style provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Chad Chelius as part of the Up and Running with Styles in InDesign CS5

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