Explore the typography options, features, and preferences of Adobe InDesign, in this exploration of macro typography. Learn about text flow, alignment, spacing, styles, and more.
- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Nigel French. In part two of this course, we'll be looking at crucial issues of macrotypography, alignment types, indents and spacing, how to efficiently format your InDesign documents with paragraph styles and character styles, and how you can control the way your words, lines, and paragraphs break. I'll also be discussing techniques for combining typefaces, using grids, and incorporating whitespace into your layouts.
To get the most from this course, you will have viewed part one, or have equivalent InDesign experience. Let's get started.
To get the most from this course, make sure to watch InDesign Typography Part 1.
- Text flow and text threading
- Placeholders and text frames
- Type alignment
- Indents, insets, and spacing
- Bullet and numbered lists
- Text wrap
- Formatting with styles
- Hyphenation and line breaks
- Combining typefaces
- White space and grids
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Text Flow
3. Indents, Insets, and Spacing
4. Typical Formatting Scenarios
5. Global Formatting with Styles
6. Controlling Text
7. Design Considerations
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