Understanding the Application window


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Understanding the Application window

Before we jump into actually putting text or graphics on the page, we'd better stop and take a look at the various elements of InDesign's application window, because whether you create a new document or open an already created one, you'll see the same things. The first thing we want to look at is the application frame, basically that which contains the entire application. In Windows, there is a thing called an application window. On the Mac, it's an option. And you can get to that option by going to the Window menu and choosing Application Frame on or off. I like having it on, because it puts the entire thing inside of a window.

It sort of contains the entire application. But that's really up to you. I'll click on this Maximize button to fill the whole screen. The other thing you'll find under the Window menu is this item called the application bar. The application bar lives across the top of the Application window and this gives me a bunch of controls, which we&#...

Understanding the Application window
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Understanding the Application window 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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