By David Blatner
Adobe InDesign is taking the publishing global by way of hurricane and clients are hungry for step forward ideas to their myriad concernsfrom how top to regulate the program's occasionally unwieldy interface to how one can produce caliber PDF records. Page-layout guru David Blatner and veteran coach Anne-Marie "HerGeekness" Concepción have scoured the web boards, interviewed Adobe engineers, and accrued jointly solutions to over two hundred of the most-commonly requested questions. Written in a sassy, fun-to-read sort, this publication tackles each significant InDesign challenge with a lay-it-on-the-line resolution. Adobe InDesign CS/CS2 Breakthroughs is for someone who has been utilizing InDesign lengthy sufficient to achieve that the answer to their difficulties isn't as seen as one could anticipate.
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Also, if the frame is only one line deep and its last character has any negative tracking or kerning applied to it, an obscure bug causes InDesign CS to shrink the frame too much, resulting in an overset frame. ) Keep the Descenders Inside the Frame A text frame that's been set to vertically align on the bottom (via Object > Text Frame Options) aligns the baseline of the characters to the bottom, leaving their descenders hanging out in the breeze below the frame. Same thing happens when I choose Object > Fitting > Fit Frame to Content.
This is InDesign's normal behavior and just takes getting used to. It's a little jarring, though, if you're recovering from a 10-year QuarkXPress jag. That program uses a line's leading amount, not its baseline, for the bottom of a text box; so the descenders were always inside the frame. That may be useful if the text frame has a stroke! To force an InDesign text frame to act like a QuarkXPress text box in this regard, apply a dose of Text Inset (in Object > Text Frame Options) to the bottom the text frame.
It's common courtesy. 49 50 Create Object Guides It would make my life so much easier if I could select an object, wave a magic wand, and have InDesign create four guides, one on each edge of the object. Since Harry and Hermione aren't anywhere nearby, I'm doomed to manual drudgery and have to create the guides myself. When you drag a guide near an object, it usually doesn't snap to the side of the object. Here's the trick: First select the object with the Selection tool, then drag the guide on top of the object's corner or side handles.
Adobe InDesign CS/CS2 Breakthroughs by David Blatner