Using Break Link to Style


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Using Break Link to Style

I have my roux_catalog file open from the Exercise folder, and I'm going to jump to the previous spread by pressing Option+Page Up or Alt+Page Up on Windows. That takes me to the cover of this catalog, and I can see that the text in the upper-right corner of this page is almost like a logo. It's text, but it has formatting applied to it that does not appear anywhere else in this document. And if this formatting doesn't show up anywhere else, does this text need to have a paragraph style applied to it? Probably not. Well, I suppose if you're going to repurpose your document for EPUB or you're doing XML with dynamically changing text, I can perhaps see the value of ensuring everything has a style.

But for many, and perhaps most documents, text like this does not need to have a paragraph style applied to it. In fact, using styles for this kind of text can even cause problems down the line. For example, if I switch to the Type Tool by pressing the letter T and then click insi...

Using Break Link to Style
Video duration: 3m 5s 4h 54m Intermediate

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Using Break Link to Style provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign Insider Training: Beyond the Essentials

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Design
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InDesign
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