Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Quick Apply, part of Learning InDesign CS5: Styles.
InDesign provides a great tool for applying styles in your document called …Quick Apply. Quick Apply is, well, quick. …Let me show you. This document is unformatted, but has …styles that have been created, and I'd like to format this table using a style …that already exists. Using my Type tool, I can simply …highlight the table. And I can press Cmd+Return on Mac or …Ctrl+Return on Windows. That opens up the Quick Apply window.…
Now the Quick Apply window allows you to search for styles that exist in your document. …So, we called this table style, Schedule. So, if I just start typing the word Schedule. …You can see that the first thing that pops up, is this schedule table style …that we created. If I press Return, it applies that style …to the selected table. I'm going to go to the next page by …clicking on the right arrow button in the lower left hand corner of my screen. …And using my Selection tool, I'm going to click on this text frame.…
If I press Cmd+Return, I can do a search for a sidebar. …
- What are styles and why should I use them?
- Setting up and applying styles
- Dealing with style overrides
- Text styles
- Object styles
- Table styles
- Using style groups
- Sharing styles between documents