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How do I update a Paragraph Style in Adobe InDesign?

Lesson 46 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

How do I update a Paragraph Style in Adobe InDesign?

Lesson 46 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

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46. How do I update a Paragraph Style in Adobe 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 update a Paragraph Style in Adobe InDesign?

Hi there in this video, we're going to look at adjusting our paragraph styles, doing things like clearing and redefining styles. It'll make sense in this video, let's go and do it now. So the first one and the one I use the most is redefining, say go into here and actually I want to highlight this, but Roboto bold. Actually, I want to start using our Roboto slab, so Roboto Okay. And slab. Okay, I'm gonna use the Roboto slab bolt click on him. Okay, so I've adjusted it now. What happens is can you see here, it's still my subheading. But see this little plus thing here means that if I had like this, no plus I like this one. It means that it's pretty much the subheading, but there are some additions you've done to it often, all you need to do is hover above it. And can you see, I can't really point at it. Okay, but you can see that says Roboto slab has been adjusted. So I'll actually tell you what's been adjusted and you can decide like actually I was going to leave it like that or in my ...

case, I'm like, I like it and I wanted to apply it to all of the styles, so I want to do something called redefine style. Okay, so what I can do is with it selected, I right click it and I say redefine style Okay, Based on the selection I have now you'll notice that that updated. That updated all for me. So as you're working, you make small adjustments. Okay, you like this, but you want to change it. Maybe two, maybe 9.5 because it's just not fitting and then you can right click this and say redefine style and you can see all of it came along for the right. I'm going to undo that, I'm not sure why I did that. Another way of doing that same thing is if you have nothing selected, okay, and if I double click, say my first paragraph here, I can go in and say I want to to improve you on just so I can see it while I'm working. Go to basic character formats, there's lots you can do in a paragraph style we're gonna be working with and you will mainly use basic character formats, you can see in here. Roboto slab. Yes, that's perfect, that's perfect. Okay, but what I would like to do is is I'd like it to be bold bold. You can see it's being bold up there. Let's click. Ok, so that's a different way of adjusting it. You either redefined by changing it, highlighting it, right clicking it, redefining it or have nothing selected. Double click it and then go and make your adjustments. It doesn't really matter. That's bugging me. Hyphen Okay, grab my type tool paragraph I've been gone nice. Now, the last thing we'll look at is something called clearing overrides and that just means that say I've made this and there's been some like I'm playing around with the tracking, which is the space between letters. Say I'm going to make it really big. Okay. And let's say that it's adjusted so you can see here it's this, but there's a little plus and it says okay, it's the same except you can see in brackets there. The tracking is at 3 20 there's a mistake. I'm like that's not meant to be like that. Why has that got a plus? So what I can do is I can right click or just use this button down here that says clear overrides and all that does is say get rid of the things that aren't part of the original paragraph style. Cool. So let's say now that we've got this lockdown and we like this and we're going to use it throughout this long document and other documents. Okay for this company that we're doing work for. So what we want to do is add it to our CC libraries. So make sure we've got the Green and Heart library selected up here and you've got two ways I can have this selected, click the little plus button like we did earlier. And I can say I would like, I don't want the text field color. He's already in there, but I want the paragraph style and I can click add there's my Green at heart subheading okay. Or you can do this. I'm gonna select all of these guys don't want this basic paragraph that's nothing okay. And I'm gonna click this little icon here. They will go across. Now. The cool thing about that, remember is that doesn't matter what document I have open now, all of these guys will come along for the ride. Unfortunately, I had something selected at the same time. So it's applied body copy to it back to subheading. All right. But if we're getting the hang of these paragraph styles, aren't we? They're super useful. And you're going to get documents that have them already and you need to know how to adjust them and use them, especially when you're working on longer documents. If though you are a designer who works on really small flyers, postcards, little social media posts, then you're probably not going to use paragraph styles like you should, but when the text is so small and you're doing so many kind of like custom stuff, everything is different. Then there might not be any reason to use paragraph styles. But as soon as you get into like more than one page or consistent monthly newsletters, then paragraph styles are the way forward

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