Step three: Creating table styles


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Step three: Creating table styles

Now that we've defined the cells' styles and the text that should appear within each cell, you can watch step three in the video to see how to pull it all together to create the final table style. In this file, we need to do a little bit of clean up because right now we have some manually applied cell styles. Now, this is going to create a problem, because as discussed before, these manually applied cell styles will override the appearance of the overall table style. Now, I kind of refer to these as sacrificial styles, because we just use them to generate the appearances for our paragraph styles and our cell styles. Now we need to wipe everything out, so that when we apply our table style, it gets applied properly.

So to do this, I'm going to grab my Type tool and I'm going to select the entire table, by clicking in the upper right hand corner. Now, if I go to my Paragraph Styles panel, I'm going to go ahead and click on Basic Paragraph to ensure all my ...

Step three: Creating table styles
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Step three: Creating table styles 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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