Starting with a double-page spread


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Starting with a double-page spread

All right, have you ever wanted to create a document where it's just a two-page document or a four-page document and it's a double-page spread at the start? You know what I am talking about? So, I want a left and a right-hand page on a spread. So, let's try to do this in InDesign. It seems like it should be pretty obvious, but it's not how InDesign does things by default. Let's go check it out. Let's create a new document and I want the Number of Pages to be 4, because I want two double-page spreads, so I am going to turn on Facing Pages, which is what creates the left and right-hand spreads with a shared spine down the middle. And I want my Orientation to be tall.

I am going to go ahead and click OK and here's what we end up with by default. Page 1 is always considered a right-hand page by default. So with Facing Pages turned on, with Page 1 being a right-hand page, there is no left-hand page 1. I am going to go ahead and zoom out, Command+minus or Ctrl+minus, ...

Starting with a double-page spread
Video duration: 3m 5s 6h 28m Intermediate

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Starting with a double-page spread provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design
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InDesign
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