In this video, see a roundup of grid-related tools and preferences in Adobe InDesign. These include guides and pasteboard, Snap to Guides, getting rid of guides, Smart Guides, and more.
- [Instructor] This is a roundup … of some other grid related tools and preferences … that haven't really featured until now, … but all of which play a supporting role … when designing with grids in InDesign. … Firstly, the guides and pasteboard preferences. … Preferences, guides and pasteboard. … You'll find this under the edit menu … if you're a Windows user … and we can change the color of our guides, … we can change the snap to zone. … This determines how close an object needs to be … in order to snap to a grid line. … We can also change our smart guide options. … Rarely do I need to do this. … I may occasionally turn my smart guides off, … but when they're turned on, … I just have them use these options. … Let's just come and have a look at those options … under the view menu, grids and guides, … so snap to guides is turned on … and that's working in conjunction with the snap to zone … and smart guides are also currently turned on. … The next thing I want to mention is the zero point. …
- Why grids matter
- Setting up a modular grid
- Determining margins, page size, and aspect ratio
- Creating a baseline grid
- Creating a cap height grid
- Text wraps and grids
- Object styles and grid
- Using the Gridify feature
- Breaking your grid with images
- Shaping text frames
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Grids: An Overview
2. Setting Up a Grid
3. Using a Baseline Grid in InDesign
4. Grid-Related InDesign Tools and Features
5. Breaking the Grid
6. Third-Party Grid Tools
Grid Calculator Pro6m 31s
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