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what are some ways you can change the magnification of a document?
choose commands from view menu to zoom in, zoom out, fit page to window, ect...
How do you select tools in InDesign?
Select tools in the tools panel
3 ways to display a panel
1. click on its icon
2. click on its tab
3. choose its name from window menu
How do you create a panel group?
Drag a panel off the dock to create a free-floating panel.
How can you tell if an aspect of a layout will cause output problems?
You can choose commands from the View Menu to zoom in, zoom out, fit the page to the window, and more. You can also
use the Zoom Tool in the Tools panel and click or drag over a document to enlarge or reduce the view. In addition, you can
use keyboard shortcuts to magnify or reduce the display. You can also use the Zoom Level box in the Application Bar.
What tool allows you to create text frames?
What tool allows you to thread text frames?
What symbol indicates that a text frame has more text than it can hold-that is overset text?
a red plus sign in the lower right corner of a text frame indicates overset text
What tool allows you to move both frames and graphics within frames?
The selection tool lets you drag a frame and move it or move a graphic around within a frame
What panel provides options for modifying selected frames, graphics, or text?
The control panel provides options for modifying the current selection: characters, paragraphs, graphics, frames, tables, and more.
What are the advantages of adding objects to master pages?
Adding objects such as guides, footers, and placeholder frames to master pages, you can maintain a consistent layout on the pages to which the master is applied.
How do you change the page-numbering scheme within a document?
In the pages panel, select the page icon where you want new page numbering to begin. Then choose, numbering & section options from the pages panel menu and specify the new-page numbering scheme.
How do you select a master page item on the document page?
Hold down Shift+Command and then click the object to select it.
What's the advantage of basing a new master page on an existing master page?
By basing a new master page on an existing master page you can create a parent-child relationship between the new master and the exiting one (any changes you make to the parent master page are automatically applied to the child master.
When should you use the selection tool to select an object and when should you use the direct selection tool to select an object?
Use the selection tool for general layout tasks such as positioning, rotating, and resizing objects.
Use the direct selection tool for tasks involving editing paths or frames.
How do you resize a graphics frame and its content simultaneously?
Select the frame with the selection tool, hold down command, and then drag a handle.
How do you rotate the graphic within a graphics frame without rotating the frame?
Use the selection tool to select the graphic within the frame by clicking within the content grabber. Then position the pointer slightly outside any of the four corner handles and drag to rotate the graphic.
Without ungrouping objects, how do you select an object within a group?
Use the select tool to select the group, then click the select content button in control panel to select one object in the group. You can then click the select previous object or select next object button to select different objects in the group. You can also select an object in a group by clicking the object with the direct selection tool or double clicking it with the selection tool.
Which tool lets you thread text frames?
how do you load the text icon?
file>place and select a text file, or click in an out port that contains overset text
what happens when you click the loaded text icon between column guides?
indesign creates a text frame where you click; the frame fits with the vertical column guides.
Which key do you press to automatically divide a text frame into multiple threaded frames?
Press the right arrow key as you drag to create a text frame
What is the name of the feature that automatically adds pages and threaded text frames to contain al the text in an imported text file?
Small Text Reflow
What feature automatically adjusts the size of a text frame based on the length of the text?
The Auto-Size feature, found in the text frame options dialog box
What do you need to do to ensure that the Next PAge Number and Previous Page Number characters work in a jump line?
The text frame containing the jump line must touch the threaded text frame containing the story.
Which tool lets you edit text
The type tool
Where are most of the commands for editing text?
The edit menu and Type menu
What is the search and replace feature called?
While checking the spelling in a document, indesign flags rods that are not in the dictionary-but they may not actually be misspelled. How can you fix this?
Add those words to the documents default spelling dictionary (Edit>Spelling>User Dictionary)
If you seem to continually type a word incorrectly, what can you do?
Add the word to your auto correct preferences.
How do you view the baseline grid?
View>Grids&Guides>show baseline grid
When and where you use a right indent tab?
useful for placing end-of-story characters
How do you hang punctuation outside the edges of a text frame?
select the text frame and choose type>story. Select optional margin alignment
How do you balance columns?
Select the text frame w/ selection tool, then click the balance columns button in the control panel
What is the difference between kerning and tracking?
kerning adjusts the space between two characters
tracking adjusts the space between a range of selected characters
What is the difference between the Adobe Paragraph Composer and the Adobe Single-line composer?
The Paragraph Composer evaluates multiple lines at once when determining the best possible line breaks.
Single-line composer looks at only one line at a time when determining line breaks
What is the advantage of creating colors in the Swatches panel instead of the color panel?
If you use the swatches panel to apply a color to text and objects, and then you decide you want to use a different color, you don't need to update each use of the color individually. Instead, change the colors definition in the swatches panel, and the color changes automatically throughout the layer.
What are the pros and cons of using spot colors versus process colors?
By using a spot color, you can ensure color accuracy. However, each spot color requires its own plates on the press, so using spot colors can be more costly.
Use process colors when a job requires so many colors that using individual spot inks would be expensive or impractical such as when printing color photographs.
After you create a gradient and apply it to an object, how do you adjust the direction of the gradient blend?
Use the gradient swatch tool to repaint the fill along an imaginary line in the direction you want.
What are the three general steps involved in applying a swatch of color?
1. selecting the text or object
2. selecting the stroke or fill box, depending on what you want to change
3. selecting the color
How can using object style speed up your workflow?
Object styles save time by letting you keep a group of formatting attributes together that you can quickly apply to graphics and frames. If you need to update the formatting, you don't have to change each frame formatted with the style individually. Instead you can simply modify the object style to automatically update all the frames to which it is applied.
What must you have created previously in order to create a nested style?
1. first created a character style
2. that you have built a paragraph style in which to nest it
What are the two ways to globally update a style you've applied in an InDesign document?
1. edit the style itself and make changes to the formatting options
2. use local formatting to change an instance and then redefine the style based on that instance
How would you import styles from another InDesign document?
Choose the appropriate load style option from object styles panel menu, character syles panel menu, paragraph styles panel menu, table styles panel menu, or cell styles panel menu, and locate the indesign document from which you want to load them. The styles are then loaded into the respective panel and are immediately available for use inside your document.
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