Using contextual menus


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Using contextual menus

Sure InDesign has a lot of features up here in the menus, but which of these features are relevant to what you're doing right now. For example, when you're editing text, wouldn't it be cool to get a set of frequently used commands that relate just to text? Well, that's where context menus come in. And context menus are those menus that you get when you right-click with a two-button mouse like this, or if you have a one-button mouse, you can Ctrl+Click. I just have to tell you though, if you still have a one-button mouse, I strongly urge you to get a two-button mouse. You will not be sorry.

It's just so much easier to work with a two-button mouse. Anyway, you right-click with a two- button mouse and you get this context menu, and this gives you information about whatever is selected on the page or whatever you've right-clicked on. In this case I right-clicked on the pasteboard so I get some sort of generic document features that relate to the pasteboard of the docume...

Using contextual menus
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Using contextual menus 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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