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Adobe InDesign CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise

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Chapter FourTypography and Tables

It’s hard to say when you go from “working with text” to focusing on “typography,” where your primary concern is the appearance of the text. Some of the basic decisions you make, such as font and size, affect typography, but the real reason you use InDesign is for all its fine-tuning options. This includes text within tables, which are often ideal for presenting information. Judicious use of features discussed in this chapter can give your projects a professional edge.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to apply special effects such as scaling type, creating drop caps, anchoring objects in text, wrapping text around objects and images, and more. In addition, you’ll look at features for creating and formatting ...

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