Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Find/Change to clean up text, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
Before we start worrying about how our text looks, we need to just get familiar…with the content of our text and strip out from it anything that we don't need.…This you may find easier to do in the Story Editor. Of course, you can do it in…the layout and that's fine. But since we want to concentrate just on the text…and we currently have black text on a dark green background, which is not the…most readable, maybe it's going to be easier for us to go to the Story Editor.…So with either of the two text frames selected go to the Edit menu, Edit in…Story Editor and here we can see just a continuous flow of our text and we see…that we got lots of unnecessary carriage returns separating the different…paragraphs. We want to get rid of those. We also notice that we have double…hyphens instead of em dashes and that we have two spaces after a period.…
These are all things that we want to strip out.…This can be done either in the Layout or in the Story Editor but we want to go…to the Find/Change option under the Edit menu and now there is a saved Query…
InDesign CS4 and Illustrator CS4 Essential Training are recommended prerequisites to fully execute the techniques in this title.
- Integrating InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
- Establishing a workflow that combines maximum efficiency with maximum editing flexibility
- Working with a printer at the outset
- Designing with grids to create balance
- Choosing fonts and color palettes for a consistent look and feel
- Manipulating images for maximum impact
- Exploring different brochure formats and folding
- Proofing and printing the final product
Skill Level Intermediate
Up and Running with Photoshop for Designwith Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Setting Up the Workspace
3. Setting Up the Document
4. Creating the Background
5. Working with Text
6. Preparing Images
7. Preparing for Print
8. Alternative Brochure Styles
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