Chapter 3: Understanding Page Layout

In This Chapter

check.png Working with and importing image files

check.png Selecting images on the page

check.png Knowing page layout settings

check.png Using text and graphics in your layouts

check.png Working with pages

check.png Using master pages and spreads

This chapter shows you how to put graphics and text together so that you can start creating page layouts. Interesting and creative page layouts help draw attention to the pictures and words contained within the publication. An interesting layout motivates more members of the audience to read the text you place on a page.

Importing Images

You can add many kinds of image files to an InDesign document. Some of the most common are AI, PSD, PDF, JPG, PNG, and TIF. Images are imported into graphic frames. You can create the frames before importing, or if you don’t have a frame, InDesign creates one for you instantly when you add the image to the page. ...

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