Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Step two: Creating cell styles for a table, part of Up and Running with Styles in InDesign CS5.
Self styles control the formatting of individual cells within a table. …Self styles can be applied manually to a table or automatically from within a …Table Style, following along with our process. …Now that our Text Styles have been created to format the text within each …cell, we will create Cell Styles to control the appearance of each individual …cell within the table. Cell Styles have a similar behavior to …Character Styles. In that, a manually applied Cell Style …will win over any properties of the Table Style. …Keep this in mind when creating your own Table Styles.…
I'm going to begin by grabbing my Type tool and selecting the entire table as a unit. …What I have up here is a proxy that indicates the Stroke Edges, that are …going to be affected by any change in color to the selected table. …And the way that this works is that, you can click on an Edge to deselect it do …that it is not affected. For now, I'm going to leave them all …turned on so that I'm effecting all of them.…
And I'm going to set the Stroke Weight to zero. …
- What are styles and why should I use them?
- Setting up and applying styles
- Dealing with style overrides
- Text styles
- Object styles
- Table styles
- Using style groups
- Sharing styles between documents