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, ...