Creating text boxes in InDesign

You can create text boxes quickly using the type tool or File > Place a Word Document directly into InDesign.

Table of Contents:

00:17 – Type Tool shortcut – T
00:28 – Drawing a text box
00:40 – Placeholder text
01:11 – Place text from word document
01:38 – Overflow text
02:04 – Use Command A to style text
02:28 – Using text boxes vs leading
03:05 – Fixing overlapping text boxes
03:33 – Using text boxes to create shape