Removing overrides


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Removing overrides

A potential area of confusion with styles is overrides. What they mean? How to get rid of them? So an override is something other then what's in the style definition. If you define a style, and then you comeback and you locally edit the text, that local edit becomes an override. And overrides are indicated on your Styles panel be they overrides to Paragraph Styles, Character Styles, or Object Styles. They're indicated as a plus symbol.

So in the case of this paragraph here we see a body text+. All that plus symbol tells us is that there is something different about this, something other than the normal definition of body text. If we hover over the style name it does tell us, sometime usefully, sometimes much less so. Sometimes it just says mixed overrides, which isn't much help to us, but in this case it does tell us that have a first-line indent that is an override. It doesn't however tell us that that text in cyan is also an override.

This text here in red is technically not an over...

Removing overrides
Video duration: 4m 58s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Removing overrides provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the InDesign Typography (2012)

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Design
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