InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign

InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign

by Nigel French

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Overview

Adobe InDesign is the world’s premier page-layout tool, and its user-friendly yet sophisticated typographic controls are a big reason why. This updated edition of Nigel French’s InDesign Type, the first book to focus exclusively on the typographic features of InDesign, provides a comprehensive overview of the application’s vast array of type capabilities, from the basics of character-level formatting to strategies for designing complex layouts using grids. With practical examples, loads of tips, and a wealth of illustrations, InDesign Type offers guiding principles for how to get the best-looking type in the most efficient way possible. InDesign Type is a rich resource for anyone who wants to master the fine points of typography and works with Adobe InDesign.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133747331
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 02/13/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 99998
File size: 26 MB
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About the Author

Nigel French is a graphic designer, photographer, and software trainer based in Sussex, UK. His website is www.nigelfrench.com.

Table of Contents

01 Introduction

02 Placing and Flowing Text

03 Character Formatting

04 Leading

05 Kerning and Tracking

06 Small (but important) Details

07 Alignment

08 Indents and Spacing

09 Breaking (and not breaking) lines, paragraphs, columns, pages

10 Tabs, Tables, and Lists

11 Drop Caps

12 Choosing and Combining Typefaces

13 Global Formatting with Styles

14 Working with Text Wraps

15 Margins, Columns and Baseline Grids


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