With text wraps applied to picture frames, you can adopt a flexible, modular approach to repositioning content on the page in Adobe InDesign.
This movie is the first of several … in which I will be talking about grid related tools. … These are all InDesign features and conventions … that I find allow you to work more efficiently with grids. … Firstly, I'd like to talk about text wraps. … Point number one about text wraps is that … I find they work best if you can separate … your picture and your text content by layer. … You can see that here I have my pictures on one layer, … which I'll hide and my text on another. … And, I'm overlapping the pictures with the text frame. … This text frame starts at the top margin, and this … text frame goes all the way down to the bottom margin. … It is the text wrap on the picture that causes … the text to be moved out of the way of the picture. … And the benefit of this, … is that should we need to reconfigure our layout, … let's say I want to rescale this image, … I'll turn on my guides by pressing W. … Then I can just change the size of the image … and that will move the text out of it's way. …
- 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
InDesign CC: Designing a Magazine Layoutwith Nigel French1h 51m Intermediate
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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