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LESSON 25:WORKING WITH TEXT
InDesignprovides complete controlover the formatting and placement oftext on a page and allows saving andformatting in the form of a style to give aprojectconsistencythroughoutadocument or multiple documents.Working with Text
Using the Toolbox, user can begininserting text.Using theText Tool, click onto the pageto enable the text cursor.If the cursor does not line up exactlyon the text, the user can move andformat the text later.Inserting and Formatting Text
Begin typing the content. Once raw text isalready on the page, it can be formattedas desired.Change from theText toolto thePointertooland click over the text.Notice that the text has been placed intoa “box” of sorts. This is called anElement.Inserting and Formatting Text
Inserting and Formatting Text
Using thePointer Tool, move the Elementof text around to anywhere on the page.Inserting and Formatting Text
Using the “grippers” on the corners of theElement, itswidthandlengthcan beadjusted. Ared tabbelow the elementindicates that there is more content withinthe element that is not visible.Inserting and Formatting Text
A common way toformat&manipulatethe text is to use theType Menuat the topof the screen.Formatting Using Type Menu
Another way to adjust the font, style andsize of the text is to use theControl Palette.It should be displayed at the top of thescreen; if it is not, then clickWindow>Control.Formatting Using Control Palette
This is use to adjust thealignmentorjustificationof the text element. To adjustthe alignment of the text, do the following:1.Switch to theText Tooland highlight theblock of text.Changing Alignment
2.ClickType>Paragraph. The user isgiven nine options of alignment fortext.Changing Alignment
3.Notice that if the user selectsCenter. Thetext will always remain centered withinthe Element, even if adjusting the widthof the Element.Changing Alignment
Aframeis a container that holds textor a graphic that will appear on a page.There are three different types offrames in InDesign –text frames,graphic framesandunassigned frames.Entering and Formatting Type
To start:1.If the file is to be retrieved, ChooseFileOpen. In the Open dialog box,navigate to the folder and select thefile to be used. ClickOpen.Entering and Formatting Type

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