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InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign CS2 by Nigel French

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

BEFORE WE GET INTO THE NITTY-GRITTY of working with type in InDesign, let’s take a few moments for an overview of the InDesign interface, and where we find all the type-related features. We’ll look at the essential skill of navigating pages efficiently and economically, and how we can set up a custom workspace conducive to a type-oriented workflow.

An InDesign Type Map: Where to Find Stuff

Everything relates to type in one way or another, but here I want to point you in the direction of the most frequently used type-related menu and palette options as well as InDesign preferences that control how type behaves. As with any of the big-hitter design applications these days, there is usually more than one way to do something. ...

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