Learn how to apply a custom baseline grid to supporting text in an Adobe InDesign document.
- [Instructor] If we take a look at our grid preferences. … If I come to the preferences menu, … for Windows users you'll find this … at the bottom of the edit menu … and to grids, we see that there is only … one grid increment and this applies to the whole document. … Now if you've constructed your grid carefully … this single grid increment should be enough … for the vast majority of your needs. … We have in other movies in this chapter … seen various work arounds and techniques that we can use … to work within a single grid increment. … That said, there may be times when we want to apply … a separate grid increment or a custom baseline grid. … This is such an example where you have a supporting article, … the type is smaller so to have it's leading … conform to the baseline grid of the body text … is going to look just a little bit too airy. … So for that reason, I'm going to select this frame … and come to the object menu and to text frame options … and then to my baseline options and choose …
- Why grids matter
- Setting up a modular grid
- Determining margins, page size, and aspect ratio
- Creating a baseline grid
- Creating a cap height grid
- Text wraps and grids
- Object styles and grid
- Using the Gridify feature
- Breaking your grid with images
- Shaping text frames
Skill Level Intermediate
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Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
1. Grids: An Overview
2. Setting Up a Grid
3. Using a Baseline Grid in InDesign
4. Grid-Related InDesign Tools and Features
5. Breaking the Grid
6. Third-Party Grid Tools
Grid Calculator Pro6m 31s
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