Creating a parent and child relationship between Styles using Based on.
- [Voiceover] It's a theme running throughout many of…InDesign's features that you can base one thing…on another and create a parent/child relationship.…That's very much the case with Styles,…and in this very simple example…I have a hierarchy of styles,…heading one, two, and three.…Heading three is based on heading two;…heading two is based on heading one.…That's the parent.…If I edit the parent,…then the offspring will be affected…and that could be a very powerful feature.…It can also be potentially a very destructive feature…if you're not aware what's happening.…
So I'm going to recreate this relationship…that we have in the column on the left.…But before I do that,…I also want to show you how we can use the…redefine style feature…because I don't like the way…my body text currently looks.…I could edit the style.…In this case, I'm going to edit the paragraph.…I'll change the font and I will change the leading value.…
Currently that's now body plus body with overrides,…but I'll right-click on there and choose Redefine Style…
To get the most from this course, make sure to watch InDesign Typography Part 1.
- Text flow and text threading
- Placeholders and text frames
- Type alignment
- Indents, insets, and spacing
- Bullet and numbered lists
- Text wrap
- Formatting with styles
- Hyphenation and line breaks
- Combining typefaces
- White space and grids
Skill Level Intermediate
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
InDesign: Layout and Compositionwith Nigel French1h 27m Appropriate for all
1. Text Flow
3. Indents, Insets, and Spacing
4. Typical Formatting Scenarios
5. Global Formatting with Styles
6. Controlling Text
7. Design Considerations
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