Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Placing and flowing text, part of InDesign CS4 Getting Started.
Let's say that you've written and formatted an article in Microsoft Word or…some other word processing application. You can then place it into an InDesign…document and flow that text into multiple columns. And I am going to show how…that works in this exercise.…I will start by creating a new document here inside of the welcome screen and…I am going to go ahead and accept these settings that I have established in advance.…Notice that the number of pages is set to 8. To create that new 8 page…document, I will just click on the OK button. To import the article from the…word processor, go up to the File menu and choose the Place command.…
Then select your document.…In my case I'm working with an RTF or Rich Text Document file. If you are…working along with me, select formatted document.rtf from the Exercise Files folder. …To place the file, click the Open button. That loads your cursor with…text and that text that you are seeing on screen there, those are the first few…words from my article.…Now, I'd move cursor up to the upper left corner of the first column and I'd…
- Designing master pages
- Changing type color
- Defining paragraph styles
- Formatting bullets and numbers
- Improving display performance
- Determining how text wraps around graphics
Skill Level Beginner
Q: When creating more than one set of numbered text in a document, for the second numbered list, the numbering starts at the final number of the first n list. For example, if my first list was 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 the next list starts at 6, 7, 8, 9 etc. How can I start at 1 again for the second and subsequent lists?
A: To reset the list numbering, follow these steps:
1) Click in the paragraph that should be #1.