The danger and power of unnamed colors


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The danger and power of unnamed colors

Some people like specing their colors far ahead of ever applying them in the document. Others like working more interactively, playing with colors as they layout a page. You can work either way in InDesign. But if you're in theplay as you go corner, you'll probably like using the Colors panel. Let's go ahead and open up the Colors panel. Go to the Window menu, choose Color and then Color again. To change a color with the Color panel or to apply a new color, first select the object. In this case, I've selected a text frame but I actually want to change the text inside the text frame.

So I'm going to show you a secret trick and that is look at that little T in the Swatches panel. It shows up here in the Swatches panel and it shows up even smaller at the bottom of the Tool panel and that T means formatting affects that text rather than the frame. When you click the left button there, it affects the frame. If you click the T, it affects the text inside the frame. So that'...

The danger and power of unnamed colors
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The danger and power of unnamed colors provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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