Adobe InDesign: Adding A Margin To The Inside Of A Framed Box

Presenting your document so that it is very clear and easy for a reader to navigate is critical.

Adding a margin to the inside of a framed box will make sure that the contents of the box really stand out and catch the readers eye.

Learn these types of simple presentational techniques are covered during our introductory InDesign Courses.

Select the text box with the Selection Tool (black arrow tool)

From the Object Menu, select Text Frame Options.

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Set the four Inset Spacing values to the desired amount.

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Select Preview to see the results.

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Want a another quick fire InDesign article? check out indesign enter column break instruction or  Using Spell check in InDesign or a guide to using tables in InDesign.


About Ben Richardson

Ben is a director of Acuity Training which he has been running for over 10 years.

He is a Natural Sciences graduate from the University of Cambridge and a qualified accountant with the ICAEW.

He previously worked as a venture capitalist and banker and so had extensive experience with Excel from building financial models before moving to learn SQL, Microsoft Power BI and other technologies more recently.