Typing and editing text


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Typing and editing text

I know people who have actually put away Microsoft Word and they use InDesign as their sole Word Processor. It's true. Now while that does seem a little bit extreme to me. I mean, if you need an alternate Word Processor that works well with InDesign, I strongly recommend you take a look at Adobe InCopy. But that's said InDesign does let you type and edit text pretty efficiently. Let's take a look how. The first thing you need to know is that when you want the Type tool, you don't have to go and grab it out of the tool panel every time.

Just double-click on a text frame with either the Selection or the Direct Selection tool. Whenever you double-click it automatically switches to the Type tool and places the cursor exactly where you double-clicked. I love that feature, very efficient. Now I'll zoom in here with Command+2 or Ctrl+2 on Windows and I want to show you various ways that you could edit or move through your text. It's very important that you learn some keyb...

Typing and editing text
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Typing and editing text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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