Editorial Layout


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Objective

For this exercise we will set-up a multi-page layout, add a single photo, and set some type. We will focus on using the following techniques:

  • Columns and Guides
  • Text Wrap
  • File / Place
  • Creating call-out boxes
  • Indents

Document Setup

  1. Add Pages
    Right click on Page 4 in the Pages palette
    Insert Pages...
    Pages: 6
    Insert: After Page 4
  2. Set Columns
    Select pages 4 through 8 in the Pages palette
    Layout / Margins and Columns...
    Margins: 0.625"
    Columns: 5
    Gutter: 0.125"
  3. Set Horizontal Guides
    Select page 5 in the Pages palette
    Layout / Create Guides
    Rows: 5; Gutter: 0.125"
    Fit Guides to: Margins
    Select pages 6 and 7 in the Pages palette
    Repeat
    Select pages 8 and 9 in the Pages palette
    Repeat

Title Page

  1. Copy Title, paste into new text frame:
    Gill Sans, SemiBold Italic, 36pts
  2. Copy By-line, paste into new text frame:
    Gill Sans, Light, 14pt; Tracking: 22
    Flush right
  3. Copy Paragraph 1; paste into new text frame:
    Gill Sans, Light, 14pt/30pt; Tracking: 22
  4. Select the Ellipse Tool
  5. Click on the artboard once to bring up the Ellipse options dialogue box
    Width: 1.75"
    Height: 1.75"
  6. File / Place...
  7. Select beatrice-warde.jpg
  8. Object / Fitting / Fill Frame Proportionally
  9. Use Direct Selection tool to adjust image cropping

First Spread

  1. Copy Callout 1 and paste into new text frame
    Gill Sans, SemiBold Italic, 18pt/22pt
  2. Copy Paragraphs 2, 3, and 4 and paste them into individual text frames
  3. Thread the four text frames
  4. Apply 0.1875" First Line Left Indent to all body paragraphs except the paragraph starting "For if you have..."
  5. Copy Callout 2 and paste into new text frame
  6. Gill Sans, SemiBold Italic, 18pt/22pt
  7. Set text wrap on text frame for Callout 2
    Window / Text Wrap
    Jump Object
    Offset: .1875"

Second Spread

  1. Copy and paste Paragraphs 5, 6, 7, and 8 into threaded text frames
  2. Copy Callout 3 and paste into new text frame
  3. Set text wrap on text frame for Callout 3
    Window / Text Wrap
    Jump Object
    ffset: .1875"
  4. Paste Beatrice Warde into new text frame
    Gill Sans, Bold, 14pt/26pt, uppercase
    Tacking: 200
  5. Paste 1900 – 1969 into new text frame
    Gill Sans, Light, 9.5pt/14pt, flush right
    Tacking: 30
  6. Paste remaining About section paragraphs into one text frame
    Gill Sans, Light, 9pt/14pt
    Tracking: 30
    First Line Left Indent: .125" (exclude first paragraph)

Submission

  1. File / Export
    Adobe PDF (Print)
    Pages: Range 4–9; Spreads
  2. Submit to Class Folders