Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Placing text, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
Now that we have our layers set up now that we have our color palette,…it's time to get to work with our text. So I'm going to place out one text file and…let me just remind you what we have in our text file. So this is all of the…text for the brochure and at the request of the client they have typed this all…as just one type size without any formatting, just extra carriage returns…separating the paragraphs.…
There are few things in there that we are going to need to strip out but…we have got everything in one text file. We are going to chop it up into different…chunks for easier placement in the InDesign document. But we are going to…import it all as one continuous flow.…So back in InDesign, I want to make sure that I'm on the text layer, which is…currently hidden. I'm going to turn that on and there we see that bit of dummy…text that we are working with earlier. I think that has now served its purpose…so we can get rid of that. I need to unlock the text layer. In fact, I'm going…to unlock the text layer and lock everything else and I'm going to do that by…
InDesign CS4 and Illustrator CS4 Essential Training are recommended prerequisites to fully execute the techniques in this title.
- Integrating InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
- Establishing a workflow that combines maximum efficiency with maximum editing flexibility
- Working with a printer at the outset
- Designing with grids to create balance
- Choosing fonts and color palettes for a consistent look and feel
- Manipulating images for maximum impact
- Exploring different brochure formats and folding
- Proofing and printing the final product
Skill Level Intermediate
Up and Running with Photoshop for Designwith Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Setting Up the Workspace
3. Setting Up the Document
4. Creating the Background
5. Working with Text
6. Preparing Images
7. Preparing for Print
8. Alternative Brochure Styles
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