Quick Tip:
Add Pizzazz to Your Layout
With Rounded Rectangles

Sidebar Sample

Looking to give your design a softer tone? How about using sidebars with rounded corners? Here is how to do it:

In Quark: Simply choose the rounded corner tool form the toolbox. The measurement palette lets you control the radius of the corner.

In InDesign: Draw a rectangle with the rectangle tool, and go to the Object menu > Corner Effects. In the dialog window, choose “Rounded” for the Effect, specify a Size (radius), and click OK.

It’s that easy.

Notice how the sidebars with rounded corners create a soft tone in this example.

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Published: March 27, 2008

1 Response to “Quick Tip: Add Pizzazz to Your Layout With Rounded Rectangles”

  1. Always the best content from these priodgiuos writers.

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