300+ [LATEST] Adobe Indesign Interview Questions and Answers

Q1. A Cmyk Print Job Requires A Varnish Only On A Big Red Letter X Of A Particular Page. How Can This Be Accomplished?

By copying the X, pasting it in place and assigning a spot color to it.

Q2. Explain How Can You Wrap Text Around A Graphic In Indesign?

With InDesign, you can wrap text around the rectangular bounding box of any object, objects of any shape and imported images.  To wrap text around a graphic, you have to follow the following steps :

  • Step 1: Use the selection tool and select the graphic frame with the image of the Yield sign on the pasteboard. Ensure that you click only when the arrow pointer is displayed.
  • Step 2: Align the center point of the text frame which contains the article text with the center point of the frame. When two center point aligns a purple vertical line will appear
  • Step 3: Now, select Window -> Text Wrap. In the text wrap panel, choose wrap around bounding box to wrap the text around the bounding box and not around the Yield graphic’s shape.
  • Step 4: In the wrap options section, select both left and right sides from the wrap to menu if is not selected. In theContour Option section, select “Detect Edges” from the Type menu. To enter space between the text and the edge of the graphic enter the value into the Top Offset box, you want like 1p, 2p.
  • Step 5: Close the Text Wrap window and select File -> Save.

Q3. When You Import A Photoshop File Into Indesign

You can control the visibility of layers and layer comps

Q4. How Do You Select All Of The Text In A Block Of Text?

Quintuple click anywhere in the text block.

Q5. Explain How Can You Create An Index In Indesign?

To create an index in InDesign test, you have to follow the below steps :

  • Go to window -> Type & Tables -> Index and choose select reference.
  • It will open a window “New Page Reference”, where you can enter the top level topics, you can highlight the word using the type tool you wish to add as an entry and choose “Create a new index entry”.
  • When dialog box appears, tap on OK and continue adding all other topics as required.
  • Once all topics are added each entry or topics will have an index marker.
  • You can also add references to each topic from the reference dialog box, and you can click up and down arrow to set their position.
  • Unusual characters, words or numbers can be removed by using Sort By panel by omitting or re-typing the problem word.
  • Continue the process until all the entries are added to the index.
  • Once this done, you can click on Generate Index, this will generate an index to your layout

Q6. Explain How Adobe Indesign Layers Can Be Helpful?

By using Adobe InDesign layers, you can access the content or images of your content distinctively. For instance, if the document print slowly because you have a large document comprises of graphic images and content, then you can use layers options, which enables you to hide layer images and print the content layers and vice versa.

Q7. How Do You Break Connected (flowed) Text Boxes?

The following Path :
window > utilities > scripts > application > javascript > run ‘splitstory’ with text boxes selected

Q8. Explain In What All Ways You Can Add Text To The Document In Adobe Indesign?

To add text to adobe InDesign test, you have following options :

  • By typing the text.
  • Pasting or placing text from a word processing document.
  • By drag and drop, if word processing application supports it.

When you add text or paste text, you do not have to make a text frame first, InDesign creates it automatically.

Q9. Explain What Is Adobe Indesign?

Adobe InDesign is a desktop software designed by Adobe to create works such as brochures, magazines, newspapers, books, etc.

Q10. Which Of The Following Tools Cannot Be Used With The Perspective Grid Tool?

Polar Grid Tool

Q11. An Em Is A Unit Of Measurement Equal To:

The currently specified point size.

Q12. Which Option Will Not Be Allowed By The Separations Preview?

The Overprint Adjustments option will not allowed by the separations preview.

Q13. Word And Letter Spacing Can Be Customized In What Panel?

Justification panel is used to customize word and letter spacing.

Q14. Explain How Can You Import Text Or Image In Adobe Indesign?

You can import text or image in Adobe InDesign you have to go to File-> Place (or Ctrl+D) to import images or content from other applications.  You can import text from .txt, .doc, or .rtf file while for image you can use the format like .jpg, .gif , .png and .psd files.

Q15. Explain How You Can Change The Image Display To A Low Resolution Or A High Resolution?

To show an image to a high resolution or a low resolution, you have to change the display setting documents to, InDesign -> Preferences -> Display Performances.  In order to change the display quality for an individual image, you have to right click on the image and choose a display quality.

Q16. What Is The Purpose Of An Indl File?

The purpose of INDL file allows for the organization of graphics, text, and pages you use most often.

Q17. You Have Imported Several Illustrator Documents That Have Spot Colors Into Your Indesign Document. You Want To Export A Pdf Document That Contains Cmyk Colors Only. How Can You Convert These Colors Wi

Choose Ink Manager from the Swatches panel menu.

Q18. What Does The Convert Direction Point Tool Do?

Convert Direction Point tool adds handles to an anchor point.

Q19. To Begin The Process Of Creating A New Gradient In Indesign…

choose New Gradient Swatch… from the Swatches panel menu

Q20. When Editing Text In Indesign, The Keyboard Shortcut Command-y Does What To The Table?

Command-Y : Creates a new screen to edit and view the text in.

Q21. Quickest Way To Edit An Image From Indesign:

Click Shift > on image, click Left > Adobe Photoshop

Q22. If You Clicked ‘don’t Show Again’ On The Indesign Welcome Screen, How Can You Bring It Back?

The following is the path :
Help > Welcome Screen > Unclick ‘Don’t show again’.

Q23. What Does A Bevel Join Do?

 Creates squared corners that abut the endpoints.

Q24. Explain How Can You Type A Text In A Document?

To type a text in a document, you have to first place the insertion point inside the text frame for that  :

  • Use the type tool “T”, then drag to make a new text frame or click on an existing text frame.
  • Double click inside an existing text frame using a selection tool. The type tool will get selected automatically.

Q25. Where Do You Use A Flush Space?

Flush Space is used to specify special characters at the end of the paragraph.

Q26. Which Function Can The Color Palette Perform That The Swatches Palette Cannot?

Mix a tint of a spot color function can color paletee perform that the swatches palette cannot.

Q27. Mention What Are The Tools Available In Adobe Indesign?

Tools available in Adobe InDesign includes :

  • Select tools are used to pick page elements for editing or for reposition.
  • Drawing tools create shapes and text.
  • Trform tools are used to configure shape and size of page elements (rotate, scale, etc.).
  • View tools are used for page navigation.
  • Color picker tools are used for filling and stroke.
  • The Window View buttons show and hide the pasteboard.

Q28. Explain How Can You Add Meta-data Caption To Graphics Frames?

Based on the meta-data information stored in the original graphic files you can automatically generate captions for placed graphics.  To add the meta-data caption to graphic frames you follow the steps :

  • With the selection tool, Shift-click to choose the six graphic frames.
  • Tap on the Links panel and select caption -> Caption setup from the panel menu.
  • In the Caption Setup dialog window, set the following things.
  • In the text before column, type Photo By.
  • Select the Author from the Meta-data menu, leave the text after box blank.
  • Select Below Image in the Alignment column.
  • Select Photo Credit from the Paragraph Style column.
  • In the offset box enter p@
  • Now, click OK to store the settings and close the Caption Setup window.
  • From the Links panel menu, select captions -> Generate Static Captions

Q29. When Exporting A Layout That Contains Movies Or Sounds As A Pdf, What Is The Oldest Version That You Choose?

Acrobat 6 (PDF 1.5)

Q30. How Could You Create A Drop Cap In Indesign So That It Updates If The Text Is Edited?

We Can enter a value for number of lines in the Drop Cap field on the Control Panel.