Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up and applying styles and dealing with style overrides, part of Up and Running with Styles in InDesign CS5.
InDesign provides several methods by which you can apply styles to a document. …Before we start creating styles, I'd like to explain a little bit about applying …styles as well as dealing with style overrides. …To begin, I'm going to configure my interface, also known as a work space, to …make it a little bit more user friendly and style friendly. …If you wanta follow along exactly with the way my screen appears, I'm going to …go up to this Workspace menu and click on it and choose Essentials.…
Then I will click on it again and I'm going to choose Reset Essentials. …If you're using an earlier version of InDesign, you can go to the Window menu …under Workspace and choose your workspace from here. …Now, there's a couple panels that we want to be displayed, in order to be able to …easily apply styles to our document. I'm going to go to the Windows menu, …under Styles and I'm going to choose Paragraph Styles. …This should actually display both your Paragraph and Character Style panels.…
I'm going to click on this title bar at the top. …
- 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