Learn How to Work with Vertical Alignment with InDesign


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Working with vertical alignment

Now, thus far in this chapter we have been talking about alignment, and we have been talking exclusively about Horizontal Alignment, but of course, there is also Vertical Alignment, and that is the subject of this movie. So let's look at some aspects related to Vertical Alignment and specifically some of the options that we have in this very useful dialog box, Text Frame Options. So to start out with, let's just look at the four different options for Vertical Alignment, so these are going to affect the position of your text within the text frame, and they're all pretty self-explanatory, with the possible exception of this fourth one, Justify, which is going to stretch out your text to fill the frame, often with undesirable results, and we'll be talking more about that later.

But these options are all available in your Text Frame Options, keyboard shortcut for that is Command+B, or Ctrl+B, and there they all are. So in addition to that, we also have the option of adding a Text Inset o...

Working with vertical alignment
Video duration: 10m 27s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Working with vertical alignment 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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