Many documents created today need to be re-purposed for use in different ways. A document originally intended for print will usually be required in a digital format. A document intended for a mobile device such as an iPad will need to be produced in both landscape and portrait orientations. All of this is made possible in InDesign through the use of alternate layouts.
A master page is a page used to hold graphics text or guides that will be used by one of more pages. Using a master, you can apply formats and objects or text, or simultaneously make changes to all pages linked to the master. You can create master pages from existing pages or from blank pages.
When working with design layouts or artistic covers there are times when you want to be extra creative and have image outlined by text. This tutorial will ensure you understand the ground skills to be able to correctly and efficiently do this.
Data Merge is also called Mail Merge and is used when you want to combine a data source file with a target document. This is initially used to generate letters, mailing labels, letter heads, envelopes, etc.
A path is the line that makes up an object. A path is either open (an arc) or closed (a circle). A compound path is one that is made by joining together the paths of several objects. You can convert text into a compound path that can be edited by creating outlines from the text. These compound paths can be edited like any other shapes. Read on to learn how to create an outline!
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Adobe Bridge and be used to place graphics within InDesign documents. This add-in program provides a filling management system for your project, enabling you to see all of the images in your project as well as allowing you (amongst other things) to place several images in your document simultaneously.