Creating Highlighter text with InDesign

There are times when you want to bring attention to a block of text, but you don’t want to bold, italicize or even underline the text because it just doesn’t “fit” with your document’s concept. What do you do? Next time you reach an impasse like this with Adobe InDesign, try an old-school technique, highlighter text.

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Our friends at CreativeTechs have posted a simple tutorial for creating a yellow highlighter style in InDesign. The best part about this technique is that you’re building a character style that you can use over and over again without a whole lot of fuss. This is especially important when you’re working with a long text-heavy document and you want to emphasize key parts throughout. [James Dempsey runs the Creative Guy blog, which offers tips, tricks and opinion on a variety of design topics.]

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