Setting text wrap preferences


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Setting text wrap preferences

There are a few preferences relating to text wraps that we need to be aware of. And for the first of them I am going to come to this example on the lower part of the page and then come to my Preferences > Composition. These are they, and let's deal with this one first of all, Text Wrap Only affects Text Beneath. When you check this, for the text wrap object to affect the text it must be above the text in the stacking order. This is the way the QuarkXPress implements its runarounds, its Text Wrap equivalent.

So if I turn that on, then you can see my Text Wrap doesn't work. It doesn't work because I have my document set up with two layers. I like to work with layers, and I like to have my text above my pictures layer. That makes good sense on many levels, not least of which is it's a good preventative step to avoiding printing problems, but it's not going to work using these layers if you have that preference turned on. Simple solution, don't turn it on. The only reason that...

Setting text wrap preferences
Video duration: 3m 49s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Setting text wrap preferences 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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InDesign
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