Step one: Creating text styles for a table


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Step one: Creating text styles for a table

Table styles can be approached in a similar area as nested styles. Table styles in order to work properly have a process by which you need to follow in order to create them effeciantly. The first step in creating a complete table style is to create paragraph styles for the text that will appear in each cell of the table. To begin, I'm going to grab my Type tool and I'm going to hover over the upper left corner of the table to select the entire table, at a time.

And, the first thing I'm going to do, because all of the texts in this table uses the same font. I'm going to do it all at one time and then we'll go in and adjust each different area. So in the font menu, I'm going to choose Letter Gothic from the list. I'm going to use Letter Gothic Standard Bold. Now, if you don't have that font, it's no big deal. Just use a font of your choice, and you can follow along just the same. Now I'm going to zoom in on the top portion, actually i...

Step one: Creating text styles for a table
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Step one: Creating text styles for a table provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Chad Chelius as part of the Up and Running with Styles in InDesign CS5

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