Using text wraps for flexible layouts


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Using text wraps for flexible layouts

This movie is a tip more than anything, and it's just about a personal preference I have for the way I can use Text Wraps to create layouts that are more flexible. And the essence of it is this, you may remember that I said that everything is related to everything else, and this is another of those movies that I think proves that. I'm going to be using Text Wraps here, but in order to use them effectively I'm also using Baseline Grids. Baseline Grids are one of the subjects of the next chapter, so do be sure to check that out as well. It's all interconnected.

When I turn on my guides we can see I have got a five-column layout here, and I'm using that fifth outer column for white space. I'm also going to turn on my Baseline Grid. Now you'll notice--and it's no accident that my pictures have been sized to my grid increment-- you'll notice also that the Text Wrap Offset is the size of that grid increment, it's 12 points. Each of these pictures has an Object Styl...

Using text wraps for flexible layouts
Video duration: 3m 2s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Using text wraps for flexible layouts 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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