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

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9. Creative Tidbits

Really, everything in InDesign is a creative tidbit. But here are a few extra tips for your artistic pleasure. Each page in this chapter is merely an introduction to a particular technique, and I encourage you to spend discovery time exploring the further possibilities.

Also keep an eye out for design projects that use any of these techniques—put them in your Idea File. And keep your wheels turning for ways in which you can push the boundaries of your creativity in InDesign!

Drop shadows and other effects

You learned to apply a drop shadow on graphics in Chapter 7; you can also apply effects to text. Remember, to apply effects to text as an object, you must select the text frame with the black Selection tool. This means the ...

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