Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Wrapping text around a graphic, part of Learning InDesign (2011).
In this exercise, I am going to demonstrate how to wrap text around a graphic…using the Text Wrap panel here inside InDesign.…I'm working inside of a document called Unwrapped Saturn.indd, found inside the…exercise_files folder.…Here on page 3 of the document, I've got this imported image of Saturn that is…set behind some text.…But because this is such a dark image and it's altogether violating this…left-hand column, I'm absolutely ruining the legibility of those paragraphs.…What I need to do is create an offset between the image and the text, so the text…naturally wraps around the image.…
The first step is to go to the Window menu and choose the Text Wrap command, or…you can press that keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+W, Command+Option+W on the Mac, to…bring up the Text Wrap panel.…Now, I'm so fond of this panel that I like to go ahead and add it to my list of…panels over here on the right-hand side of the screen, and you do that by…dragging inside this medium gray area, like so, and then you can drop the…
- Getting around a document
- Making text frames
- Creating paragraph styles
- Adding bullets and numbers
- Repeating elements with master pages
- Cropping and scaling artwork
- Wrapping text around a graphic
- Preparing a document for print
- Exporting a PDF file
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Setting Up Documents
2. Formatting Text
3. Using Automated Formatting
4. Formatting Pages and Pouring
5. Adding Photographs and Art
6. Combining Type and Graphics
Making a quick logo6m 7s
7. Saving and Printing
Next steps1m 8s
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