Span a paragraph across multiple columns InDesign CS6


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Spanning a paragraph across multiple columns

We looked at how to split text frames into multiple columns in an earlier chapter. You simply select the text frame, go to the Object menu, choose Text Frame Options, and type the number of columns you want. I'll split this into two, and hit Enter. This text frame is two columns now, but this heading should not be two columns, we want that to span across both columns. We could cut those paragraphs out, and put them into a different text frame; one that's only a single column wide, but there is a much easier way to do it. I'll switch to the Type tool by double- clicking inside this text, and then I'll select the two paragraphs that I want to affect.

Remember, you don't have to select the entire paragraphs; just select a little bit of the first, a little bit of the second, something like that. Then I'll go up to my control panel, and I'm going to look at this pop-up menu here: the span columns pop-up menu. Right now it's set to None, but you see you've go...

Spanning a paragraph across multiple columns
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Spanning a paragraph across multiple columns provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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