Set text inset and vertical justification options InDesign CS6


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Setting text inset and vertical justification options

If you've ever framed a photograph, you know that it's all about managing where the image sits inside the frame, how far from the edge, and so on. Well, text is the same way, and you can control where InDesign positions text inside of a frame, using the Text Frame options dialog box. Let me show you. I'm going to select this text frame in the upper right corner of the roux_flyer file from the Exercise Folder, and I'm going to zoom in on it by pressing Command+Spacebar and dragging or Ctrl+Spacebar on Windows. We can see that this text is actually pressed right up against the edge of the text frame, which looks just really ugly.

So we'd like to move that away from the edge of the frame. To do that, I open up the Text Frame Options dialog box by going to the Object menu and choosing Text Frame Options or pressing Command+B or Ctrl+B on Windows. The Inset Spacing section in the middle of this dialog box let's us control how much space they should be sort of padding...

Setting text inset and vertical justification options
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Setting text inset and vertical justification options provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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InDesign
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