How to Autoflow Text in Adobe InDesign

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In Brief...

Autoflow is a feature that can be used when placing text that will generate as many pages with text frames as are needed to contain the story.

Instructions

  1. This is a one-page document, and the cursor is loaded with the text to be placed.
    InDesign Window with Loaded Text Cursor

  2. Holding down the Shift key while clicking to place the text will generate as many pages with text frames as are needed to hold the text file.
    InDesign Window with Text Placed

Author: Kate Cahill

Kate Cahill is a graphic designer, writer, and creative director who has developed content for print and web. As creative director, she has produced award-winning work for agencies focused on the pharmaceutical, and health and beauty aid industries. She has also served as production manager, with responsibility for the successful fulfillment of long-run print contracts. Kate has been delivering training for Webucator clients since 2010. Her enthusiasm for cutting-edge technology, combined with hands-on practical experience, brings an added benefit to her class. Kate teaches real-world techniques and integration of Adobe software, as well as Microsoft PowerPoint to produce a fully-developed and cohesive brand identity.

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