Alignment & Distribution

Layout isn’t simply about getting a bunch of text and image frames on a page or spread. Hopefully, we create a nice arrangement of them. To help us achieve that, a number of features exist.


As you may know from other applications you have used, guides are nonprinting lines to which you can snap objects. As you move an object around on a page, when the object’s edge gets close to a guide, it gently attaches itself. I say “gently” because you can easily move the object past this point without noticing.

When you create a new document, you specify its margins and the number of columns on each page. Actually, you’re ...

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