How to change MM to Inches & changing UK to US dictionary in InDesign?
Hi everyone in this video before we get started making this lovely flyer, we need to adjust our measurements. Okay. By default often in design comes with a measurement of pikers or pickers. Okay. And it just means that whenever they see this box at the top here, it's a millimeters. Yours might be said to pickers. Okay, When I make a rectangle, all the measurements are said to that or if you're just switching from imperial to metric. Okay, So let's go and change it on a Mac. It's under in design CC Okay. Down here to preferences and then down to units and increments if you're on a pc Okay? It's similar to edit then preferences is down here. Okay, It'll have units and increments on a Mac crm. Okay. And all you need to do here is we're going to change our horizontal. Okay. And it might be on pickers and we're gonna switch it two millimeters or we're going to do this course in inches. Okay. Just because most of the people watching my videos, american based. Okay, But you can switch it to m...
illimeters. I'll show you a cool trick while you're working to interchange between the two. Okay. The other thing we might do here is if you're going from millimeters to inches, you might want to change the default dictionary as well. So down here where it says dictionary just make sure you're on the most relevant dictionary. I'm on english. You would say you might have to switch yours to the one. Just up. Okay. Which is UK english or Okay. Chinese, whatever your dictionary is. Let's click. Ok. And you can see up here that little box that I showed you earlier is now in inches. When I try and draw a rectangle, it comes up in inches, Okay, quick, easy short video. Let's go off and start making this flyer from scratch.