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How do I justify text & turn off hyphenation in InDesign?

Lesson 42 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

How do I justify text & turn off hyphenation in InDesign?

Lesson 42 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

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42. How do I justify text & turn off hyphenation in InDesign?

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Class Trailer

Overview

1

InDesign Tutorial Basics Class Introduction

01:50
2

Exercise files & Projects

02:39
3

What Does Adobe InDesign do?

01:34
4

What are the differences between InDesign and PageMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark?

05:10

PROJECT 1: One page flyer

5

How to change MM to Inches & changing UK to US dictionary in InDesign?

01:39
6

New document in InDesign - what is bleed & slug?

08:08
7

How to create your own RGB & CMYK colors in Adobe InDesign

08:39
8

How do I steal colors from a logo using InDesign?

03:14
9

How to color the background of a page in InDesign?

03:33
10

Importing resizing rotating & flipping images & Logos inside InDesign

07:53
11

How to Import text from Microsoft Word into Adobe InDesign

05:46
12

How to group, ungroup & rotate images in Adobe InDesign

05:12
13

How to make a dotted line, dashed line & borders in InDesign

05:20
14

How best to preview your work in Adobe InDesign

05:16
15

How to make a simple PDF from InDesign

06:43
16

How to save your InDesign file as a JPEG

02:27
17

Why should I use CC Libraries in InDesign?

05:08
18

How to share your InDesign files with others by using package document

04:26
19

Class Exercise 1

03:24
20

Quiz - One Page Flyer

PROJECT 2: Other people's files

21

Ideas, Inspiration & starter templates

04:59
22

Working with other people's InDesign documents, missing images

03:12
23

How to find missing fonts in InDesign?

04:27
24

How to replace images in InDesign?

01:30
25

Opacity, transparency and see through ness in Adobe InDesign

02:29
26

Why is InDesign adding [Converted] and making me 'save as'

01:06
27

What if I can’t find the InDesign file - can I open the PDF?

02:37
28

Quiz - Other people's files

PROJECT 3: Company Newsletter/Brochure

29

Creating a new company newsletter or brochure, what are spreads in InDesign

06:58
30

How to use a Master Page in Adobe InDesign

05:33
31

How do to add automatic page numbering to a InDesign file

04:11
32

Removing a master page & deleting parts off the master page in InDesign

02:30
33

Production Video 1

02:53
34

What is Effective PPI & Image resolution in the InDesign links panel

06:52
35

How to add drop shadows to an image or logo in InDesign

04:20
36

What is TypeKit used for in Adobe InDesign?

08:37
37

How to add the Copyright, Registered & Trademark symbols in InDesign

05:08
38

Where can I find the different versions of letters in InDesign - Ligatures.

03:35
39

How to add placeholder text & lorem ipsum & get a word count in InDesign

03:04
40

Importing Text from Microsoft Word & keeping or removing the formatting

02:58
41

Creating Columns in a text box using Adobe InDesign

01:46
42

How do I justify text & turn off hyphenation in InDesign?

03:59
43

What is the space after & leading in Adobe InDesign?

05:22
44

How to underline text with a full width line in Adobe InDesign?

01:53
45

How do I make a paragraph style in Adobe InDesign?

06:06
46

How do I update a Paragraph Style in Adobe InDesign?

04:28
47

How to use Find & Change to remove double spaces after a period or full stop.

02:37
48

Stealing colours from images, is there a format painter in Adobe InDesign?

03:09
49

InDesign Class Exercise 2 - Magazine Spread

04:22
50

Quiz - Company Newsletter/Brochure

PROJECT 4: Long Business Document

51

How to bring in lots of text into InDesign at once

08:11
52

How do I import paragraph styles from another document

12:45
53

How do I insert completely blank pages in Adobe InDesign

02:03
54

How do I create a gradient in Adobe InDesign

07:20
55

Do I need to use layers in Adobe InDesign

05:27
56

Opacity advanced, mater marks and Transparency Effects in Adobe InDesign

04:24
57

How do I add rounded corners to an image or box in Adobe InDesign?

02:52
58

How to add a large first letter to my text aka Drop Cap

02:16
59

How do I increase the space between letters in Adobe InDesign aka Tracking or Kerning

02:32
60

How do I get text to move around an image or shape using text wrap

03:57
61

Why can’t I put text over anything that has text wrap applied?

03:25
62

How to draw an arrow or triangle or star in Adobe InDesign

06:40
63

How do I put an image inside other shapes like a circle - cropping

02:47
64

What is Adobe Stock

04:17
65

Where can I find free images & icons that I can use for my business

04:23
66

How do I add bullets and numbered lists in Adobe InDesign?

00:51
67

How can I create a table inside Adobe InDesign?

07:10
68

How do I convert tables from Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel into Adobe InDesign

04:26
69

How do I get images to move with the text in Adobe InDesign using anchored objects?

03:22
70

How do I create a Line Break, Column Breaks & Page Breaks in Adobe InDesign?

04:16
71

How do I make an automatic table of contents in Adobe InDesign?

04:46
72

How do you change the tabs in Adobe InDesign?

04:30
73

Can I change the numbering of my pages so 1 starts later in the InDesign file?

03:26
74

Quiz - Long Business Document

PROJECT 5: Conference Name Badge

75

How do I combine Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in InDesign?

09:04
76

CLASS EXERCISE: Create your own business card

01:16
77

Quiz - Conference Name Badge

What next

78

How to create a mockup for your portfolio using InDesign

04:07
79

InDesign cheat sheet & shortcuts

12:45
80

BONUS: Software Updates

40:41
81

What to do after this InDesign tutorial class?

01:07
82

Quiz - What Next

Final Quiz

83

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

How do I justify text & turn off hyphenation in InDesign?

Hi there in this video, we're going to look at justification and hyphenation at the moment. We have the text from the previous video and we want to go from this and then justify it like this. Nice and then we're going to go through and turn the hyphenation off, which are these little hyphens here. So let's go and do that now and hyphenation, Zaroff. So let's go and learn how to do that. Okay, let's start with justification. Easy enough one. So I'm going to grab my text box. I'm gonna grab my type tool. Now. What we want to do is make sure all the text is selected. What's actually happening is can you see this little red box down the bottom here? It means that there's not enough room for my type to fit. So we're going to have to, we're going to lower the font size a little bit later anyway, so we're not too worried about it now, but I need to select all of the text and you can click in here. Okay, anywhere and go to edit select all. Okay. And they will select the text. Even the stuff yo...

u can't see because if you just do the stuff you see, it will only change that and there'll be stuff hanging off the edge here that won't be justified or what I end up doing is it's a bit weird, but if you double click, you get the word, you give it three clicks, you get the line, give it four clicks, you get the paragraph and if you have five, you get the whole thing, including the stuff on the outside. Seems not that quick. I know there's other ways like control a on a PC or command a on a MAC, any which way you like to select them. I don't know why I use this five click, use it all the time anyway. It's especially good when you want to click just a paragraph or just the line. Alright. So I've got everything selected and I want to go up the top here from character to paragraph and you see along the top here, we've used left align, right, align and center. We're going to use this one here. This is justified left. Okay. And it just means that everything is going to line up and be forced to the edges. I don't really like justification because I find justification looks better visually as like, because that's a nice thing. Everything lines up, it's all QB But in terms of reading, there could be some really big these things here called rivers where you end up with kind of these gaps flowing through things where rivers are running through big white holes, you can see a big one there. And it's also that we can make it look butted up next to each other. But when you're actually reading it, there's some really big justification gaps and I guess that's the trade off whether you want it to look nice and in little boxes or whether you want the actual lines to read nicely. I don't really like justification, but to be honest, whenever I'm reading something, I never pick it up and go, just a fight, I can't read this. So in terms of the user experience, um, let's not worry about it too much. If I find some of your work and it's justified, I promise to only lecture you behind your back. Okay. So what we're going to do is look at hyphenation now because justification, hyphenation often work together and it's hyphenation is the little hyphens here. Okay. And justification forces a little bit more or makes them a little bit more obvious. So I'm going to turn it off. Okay. But when I turn hyphenation off, so I selected it all and we're going to go up to there. So we're on paragraph hyphenation, click. The only trouble with hyphenation is that it gets rid of all the little hanging bits, but we've got more gaps between them. So you've got to decide if you like justification. How much do you need hyphenation? And in terms of hyphenation it's on by default every time I draw in your type box. Okay. And I start to say let's add some placeholder text. You'll see that hyphenation is on by default. Okay. It normally is. So what you can do if it keeps coming on by default is have nothing selected. So absolutely nothing in your document. Okay, then go to your type tool and go to paragraph and if you turn on or off here, it will be set as the default for this document. Okay? So I'm gonna have mine set off. So there's no more hyphenation every time I draw a type box. So in my case, I am going to leave it justified and I am going to make sure hyphenation is on just because it's breaking into. I'm just I can't hack all these big white spaces here. Okay, So that's my balance. So delete him that my friends is justification and hyphenation. Let's save your document and move onto the next video.

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