How to create Drop Caps using Adobe InDesign

Want to learn how to create Drop Caps using Adobe InDesign? Let me show you in less than 5 minutes with a few quick steps.

Drop Caps are those beautiful flairs that help your documents stand out, look beautiful and create a great first impression.


1:00 1 | Start with body of text in paragraph format
1:21 2 | Select the Type Tool
1:27 3 | Highlight the paragraph you want to add the Drop Cap to
1:32 4 | Open Paragraph Styles – using the flyout menu
2:05 5 | Create a New Paragraph Style
2:15 6 | Go to Drop Cap & Nested Styles
3:15 PRO TIP #1
3:40 PRO TIP #2

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Video designed by Lisa Siefert of Pretty Fabulous Designs

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