InDesign How-To: Take Control of Text Wrap

This article is excerpted from the October/November 2007 issue of InDesign Magazine, #20.

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I used four different text wrap techniques to create the two pages above. Do you know them all? If not, click on the following link: Text Wrap PDF. You can view the PDF onscreen and download it to your machine for later viewing and printing.

For even more on text wrap in InDesign, see “Recipes for Applying — and Ignoring — Text Wrap.”

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Posted on: December 10, 2007

5 Comments on InDesign How-To: Take Control of Text Wrap

  1. Thank you, thank you! I’ve been trying to find technique for wrapping around images forever. You explained it simply and quickly! I truly appreciate it. I had an image that I wanted text INSIDE and still observe it’s edges – because you put me in the right place, I was able to select INVERT to the edges that it detected.

    You rock. Thank you for pdf!!

  2. Followed all steps, but, cannot get it to wrap around image.

  3. muchisimas gracias ….

  4. When I originally commented I clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- Palio checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get four emails with the same comment. Is there any way you can remove me from that service? Thanks!

  5. Why not add one more VERY important thing: When you wrap the text – which is easily dealt with – to get extra space around the object so the type doesn’t come too close to the object, the ONLY spacer to hit is the “top” edge space. If this was mentioned, sorry I didn’t see it. I finally noticed it was “grayed out.” Whew!

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