Chapter 1. Workspace

Come on in! Let us show you around. We’ll be your tour guides to the world of InDesign. We’re here to tell you what’s what, what’s where, and how it fits together. This chapter is all about InDesign’s user interface—the myriad windows, panels, menus, and other gadgets InDesign displays on your screen. It tells you what they all are, and what we call them. This is important, because not everything in InDesign is clearly labeled—as you read through the techniques in this book, you need to know that we mean this button over here, and not that button over there.

This chapter also contains lots of tips and tricks for working with InDesign’s user interface. These are the “little things” that make all the difference between enjoying ...

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