Use object styles InDesign CS6


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Using object styles

Now that you're familiar with character styles and paragraph styles, it's time to talk about object styles. Yes, that's right; you can define an object style that, with a single click, will apply all sorts of object formatting, such as fill, and stroke, transparency effects, and more. Let's make an object style in this document from the exercise files folder. I'll select one of the images, and I'll apply some formatting to it as an example. For instance, I'll apply a stroke; let's just do a nice little thin half-point stroke around this. Let's also apply a drop shadow.

It's always fun to have a drop shadow, though I don't need one quite that big. Let's say 3 points instead. Add a little noise; love adding noise. Click OK, and now we've got a drop shadow. And finally, why don't we give this a little rounded corner on the edge? I'll click that little yellow box, and then I'll Shift+Click on the upper right corner diamond, and ...

Using object styles
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Using object styles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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