Using a primary text frame (CS6 and later)


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Using a primary text frame (CS6 and later)

The Primary Text Frame is a new feature and InDesign CS6, so if you're working with an earlier version of InDesign, you not going to be able to do quite what I'm going to do here. I'm starting with a blank document, and I'm starting with a blank document to point out where the Primary Text Frame option is. Now, in previous versions, this said Master Text Frame, which was a very dumbed down version of what this has now become. Master Text Frame was not a very useful feature, and personally I never found any reason to use it.

Primary Text Frame, on the other hand, is quite a useful feature, and I'm going to turn it on. Then I'm going to change my Page Size to A5, and the other options I'll leave as they are for now. So now when I go to my master page, or I should say my master pages, because I had facing pages checked, so I have a pair of master pages, i.e. left-hand master page, and right-hand master page, and I have my Primary Text Frame, as indicated with this ...

Using a primary text frame (CS6 and later)
Video duration: 3m 59s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Using a primary text frame (CS6 and later) provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the InDesign Typography (2012)

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Design
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InDesign
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