Patient and Impatient User modes


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Patient and Impatient User modes

So, if you've been following along up to this point, you're probably catching on to the fact that I'm trying to teach you how to do things faster and get things done more quickly. This video is actually telling you to slow down just a little bit. Here is what I mean. It turns out that InDesign has something called the Patient User Mode and it's off by default. So, if I go ahead and select this object and I start moving it, notice that when I drag it right away, I am just getting the bounding box of that object. I am just seen the edges. I'm not actually seeing the type as I move it and that's really great if you just want to move something quickly and all you care about is the referencing, the edges of those image. So I can snap that edge to the bottom of this edge and so forth with the Smart Guides kicking in.

And that's all very good and well and I'm going to undo that just by Command+Z or Ctrl+Z. If I actually want to see the content as I'm moving ...

Patient and Impatient User modes
Video duration: 2m 10s 6h 28m Intermediate

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Patient and Impatient User modes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design
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InDesign
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