Using cell styles to "clean up" table styles


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Using cell styles to "clean up" table styles

Table styles speed up design, but they can't do everything. Sometimes we need to apply an additional cell style to get the look we want. Let's take a look at a few examples. I've already opened the Table Styles and Cell Styles panel from the Window Styles menu. Here we have a table that already has a table style applied, tide_table, and I am going to apply it to the table down below. This table is unformatted, except of course, we already set the row, height, and column width, because we can't apply that in styles. So I've selected the table and I'm going to apply the style.

Well, that looks pretty good. Let me deselect everything. I am holding down Shift+Command+A or Ctrl+A. That's not quite right. If we click in this cell, we can see that the cell style header_cells has been applied. When a cell style is used inside a table style, you can click in the cell and tell which cell style it is, because the name of it appears down here. It doesn't get highlighted ...

Using cell styles to "clean up" table styles
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Using cell styles to "clean up" table styles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Diane Burns as part of the InDesign Tables In Depth (2012)

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Design
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InDesign
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