thinking outside the box
Creating a Multi-Page Brochure for Print and the Web
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Creating a multi-page brochure Open Xara Page & Layout Designer and then double click on the 'A4flyer.xar' which is one of the files that you have just unzipped. Notice that some of the images go off the page – this is called ‘bleed’ and is required for commercial printing. The red line, which is the bleed margin, can be turned off by selecting ‘File’ then ‘Page Options’ and unchecking the ‘Bleed margin’ box.   I’m going to produce a double sided flyer for a Fruit Farmer, so I’ll start by modifying and customizing the top imagery. Firstly, note an important  tool - the Selector - which is at the top of the left-hand tool bar (it will have a beige background when in use). Select the right hand mustard colored shape and delete the overlay by pressing the ‘delete’ key, then select the shape again and delete the solid shape. To replace the photo drag one from your Windows File Explorer and drop it on top of the photo you want to replace. Now do that again for the second image. You can drag on the photo to move it or click-drag on the fill arrows to stretch or reduce your image or to change its angle.   Now select the Text tool on the left hand tool bar, highlight the heading and then type in your own text to replace the default text. Try changing the font style and size. In the drop down menu of the font styles you will notice a Google fonts section – click on the ‘Add’ link to display the Google font picker with a choice of over 600 fonts that you can download and embed into your documents (you need to be connected to the Internet). Even if you output this flyer as a web document, your readers will see the correct font, even if they do not have it installed on their computer. (I suggest that you only download the ones you want to use and not all of them!) With the Text tool still selected we’ll change the introductory sentence. The text currently overlays the image, you can movie it off the image with the Selector tool or just use the keyboard cursor arrows to move the object to the right or left, and drag on a corner handle to reduce its size .    
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