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The Non-Designer’s InDesign Book: Essential design techniques for print projects by Robin Williams

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4. Tabs and Indents

I realize that most people hate tabs and indents, mainly because they don’t quite understand how they work. You see, tabs and indents always do what you tell them to do! If you have trouble with tabs and indents, it is only because you don’t know what you are telling them! Don’t holler at those poor tabs—they are trying to do what you want; it’s your responsibility to figure out how to tell them what to do. They always work. They are extremely dependable and reliable and logical (yes, logical). So this chapter teaches you how to take advantage of their dependability.

Also check out Chapter 5 about the table feature because some designers prefer to use tables rather than tabs and indents.

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