InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign

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Pearson Education, Jun 30, 2010 - Computers - 99998 pages

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.

 

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Contents

Getting Type on Your Page
2-2
Threading Text Frames
2-12
Using the Story Editor
2-24
Character Formats
2-34
Readability
3-26
Letterspacing Tracking and Kerning
3-50

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About the author (2010)

Graphics pro Nigel French currently works as a consultant for IPC Media in London. In addition, he has taught graphic design at several Bay Area colleges and is the author of the previous edition of this book as well as PageMaker 6.5 for Windows Bible(IDG).

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