Learn about breaking the grid with rotated images in Adobe InDesign.
- [Instructor] Sometimes it doesn't take much … to break out of the grid. … In this example, … I'm just going to rotate some of the images. … I'll come to my Layers panel and let's lock the text layer. … I'm now going to select these three pictures. … I have an Objects dial called Postcard, … and this includes a white border and a drop shadow. … So now with that object style applied to these images, … I'll select them, tap R for my Rotate Tool, … and I'm just going to rotate them … in such a way so that it looks like … the images have just been dropped randomly onto my page. … Now, when I do that, I do need to pay careful attention … to what's going on with the text wrap. … So I might need to now adjust the position of my text frame. … Let's unlock the text layer, turn on the guides, … and I will pull the text frame down to there, … and let's also pull the caption down one grid line as well. … And perhaps I might also want to throw in … a small amount of rotation in the title. … I'll double-click to select this portion of the group …
- Why grids matter
- Setting up a modular grid
- Determining margins, page size, and aspect ratio
- Creating a baseline grid
- Creating a cap height grid
- Text wraps and grids
- Object styles and grid
- Using the Gridify feature
- Breaking your grid with images
- Shaping text frames
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Grids: An Overview
2. Setting Up a Grid
3. Using a Baseline Grid in InDesign
4. Grid-Related InDesign Tools and Features
5. Breaking the Grid
6. Third-Party Grid Tools
Grid Calculator Pro6m 31s
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