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InDesign ACA Vocabulary

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Column Guides
Indicate where columns fall
Overset Text
Refers to text that does not fit in the text frame
Pica
Is a print term--one pica equals 12 points, in the sense of a 12 point font
Ruler Guides
Are similar to the guides in the Photoshop CS6 and other adobe tools
Margin Guides
Indicate where margins begin
Snapping
Turned on, objects automatically click into place as you move them close to a guide
Auto Flow
You use auto flow by using the key combinations in the following table while you click with the loaded text icon
Tracking
Refers to the space between characters across a line text
Optical Kerning
Adjusts the space between letters based on their shapes
Alleys
The space between columns is a gutter also known as alleys
Leading
The space between text lines--at the same increment as the baseline grid
Stroke
Refers to the outline itself
Frames
Are identical to paths, with only one difference--they can be containers for text or other objects
Guides
Are thin lines that aid with object placement
Kerning
Refers to the space between any two characters
Align Objects
Arrange objects along a vertical and horizontal line
Fill
Refers to the color inside the outline of a character
Text Flow
How text continues from frame to frame
Document Grid
Is useful for aligning objects--not just text--across your documents