Lesson C: Building Paragraph Styles

By Example: Emulating a Style Guide

When either working out ideas or emulating the formatting used in other applications, we create placeholder text and format it. The paragraphs on page 4 are formatted to prepare to create styles that record that formatting so it can be applied to other text easily.

  • Go to page 4 of the document 3 Text Styles.indd.
  • Insert the text cursor so it’s blinking in the first paragraph, “A Jester Unemployed is Nobody’s Fool!”
  • The Properties panel will show some of the formatting that’s applied to this paragraph. At the top of that panel, be sure the Paragraph Styles button is active, ...

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