Learn text frames InDesign CS6


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Understanding text frames

Well, there are a few people who use InDesign for pictures only; most of us need to put text on our pages. Well, you can't have text without a text frame but the good news is that there are lots of ways to make text frames in InDesign. The basic method for making a text frame is to use the Type tool. You choose the Type tool from the tool panel and simply click and drag. Notice that as I'm dragging I get the measurements of that frame and a little gray field to the right of my cursor that helps me create just the size I want.

When I let go over the mouse button that text cursor's flashing inside the text frame ready for me to start typing. There are several other tools for making frames as well. Down a little bit farther on the tool panel you'll see several frames here like the Rectangle, Ellipse, and Polygon Frame tool. These technically make graphic frames, that is, if I choose this Rectangle Frame tool and draw out of frame, you'll see a big X in it, that means it&...

Understanding text frames
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Understanding text frames provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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