7 Text Wrap, Layers and Effects
Chapter 7 Objectives • Apply text wrap. • Manage document layers. • Apply effects. • Set fractions. • Use the Gap tool. • Apply corner effects.
Skills Review • Describe the process to: • Create a bleed • Create a slug • Make a series of document presets • Cut an object • Paste and object • Paste in place • Send an object to the front • “Dig” through stacked objects
Power user tips • High resolution view of single images • Select image, use context menu, and slide to Display Performance>High Quality • Reshape frames with pencil tool • Draw the frame, select the pencil tool, and draw on the edge of the frame. • Be sure to start and end right on the frame. • You can select an object and drag it directly into the trash can or recycle bin!
Keyboard Shortcuts Review • Group objects • Ungroup objects • Align panel • Stroke panel • Duplicate by dragging • Text frame options • Change default document settings
Wrap around object shape Wrap around bounding box • Text Wrap:Cmd+Opt+W(Mac) or Ctrl+Alt+W(Windows) Jump object Menu options No text wrap Jump column Wrap options
Layers Panel (F7) Hide/Show Target layer is selected Layer name Guidescolor Lock/unlock Create new layer Delete layer
Effects Panel Select whether the effect should apply to the text, graphic, or to the whole thing This status bar shows which effects have been applied to the selected item.
Summary • Text wrap is layer independent. • Ignore text wrap is found under frame options (Cmd+B or Ctrl+B). • Document layers make complex documents manageable. • Transparency and feathering is easily done in InDesign.