Arrange Documents in Adobe InDesign CS6

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    To begin, you should open Adobe InDesign either from your desktop or by clicking the Windows icon in the bottom-left corner
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    Clicking the Windows icon will bring up a list of your recently used programs.
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    Click "Adobe InDesign CS6" if you see it on the list
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    InDesign has a pink-and-purple icon with the letters "ID" on it.
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    Otherwise, click the search bar at the bottom of the screen and manually type "Adobe InDesign"
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    Click "Adobe InDesign CS6" to open it
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    A dialogue box will appear every time you open InDesign.
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    Click "File" on the bar on the top-left of the window
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    Hover the cursor over "New"
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    Alternatively, click "Open..." to open a document.
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    Click "Document..."
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    You will create a new document. You can also do this with the shortcut "Ctrl" + "N". If you prefer, you can open an existing document from the dialogue box or the "File" menu as well.
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    Click "OK"
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    There are other VisiHow tutorials on how to create and open documents.
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    Press "Ctrl" + "N" and click "OK" four times
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    This will create four extra documents. First, note that the default setting for your documents will have each document as a separate tab at the top of the documents window.
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    Next, click the drop-down menu for the "Arrange Documents" icon
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    It looks like a newspaper. The icon is at the top in the center of the window. Clicking this icon will open a menu showing different layouts that you can display your documents.
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    Click an option to see the one that suits you best
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    More simplistic styles might be preferred to be able to focus on one document at a time. The layouts are good visualization tools. Each window has its own page number in the bottom-left corner. There are rulers around the edges. The active window has a white ruler.
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    You can click Windows to focus on them
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