Setting vertical justification and first baseline position


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Setting vertical justification and first baseline position

I have my flower catalog open here, I'm going to click on this text frame in the lower-right corner of this page, zoom into 200% with Command+2, or Ctrl+2 on Windows, and open up the text frame Options dialog box from the Object menu. I can see that this has some Inset here, 2 millimeters Inset on all four sides. I can even see a little visual of that by this thin blue line that's kind of Inset from the text frame side. But now I want all this text to be centered in the text frame. Now I could go in and adjust the Top Inset Spacing to push it down, down, down until it looks centered, but that's just going to be too much trial and error.

I'd rather have one quick fix for centering all this text, and I can get that by using the Vertical Justification control inside the text frame Options dialog box. Right now, the Align pop-up menu is set to Top, which means that the first line is going to start at the top of the frame. That's typically how text frames work. But if I'...

Setting vertical justification and first baseline position
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Setting vertical justification and first baseline position provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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