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Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 4

Drawing in InDesign

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Discovering the drawing tools

check Drawing and editing shapes and paths

check Introducing corner effects

check Working with fills and layers

check Creating QR Codes

Many of the tools you find in the InDesign Tools panel are used for drawing lines and shapes on a page, so you have several different ways of creating interesting drawings for your publications. You can create anything from basic shapes to intricate drawings inside InDesign, instead of having to use a drawing program such as Illustrator. Even though InDesign doesn’t replace Illustrator (see Book 5), which has many more versatile drawing tools and options for creating intricate drawings, InDesign is adequate for many drawing tasks. In this chapter, you discover how to use the most popular InDesign drawing tools and how to add colorful fills to illustrations.

Even if you don’t think you’ll be drawing using InDesign, you should still take a look at the sections “Modifying Frame Corners” and “Using Fills ...

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