Lesson G: Placing a Word Document

We’re about to place a Microsoft Word doc that has some things to say about Adobe InDesign. There will be six topics, most with a few subtopics, and some body copy. Some of the text will be italicized, some bold, and the word InDesign will need to be hot pink.

If it sounds like you may have recently built styles that could be used for such text, you’re right. How easy it will be to apply those styles depends on the condition of the document we’re given. We’ll look at two scenarios: one optimal (and exceedingly rare) and another that requires more work (which is more common). Either way, some preparation is required:

  • Open the downloaded document called 3 Text Styles.indd and go to the page 10–11 spread. View ...

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