Creating a parent and child relationship between Styles using Based on.
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- [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
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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