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How to Make Arrows in InDesign

How To Make Arrows In Indesign Horizontal

Arrows can help you draw attention to specific details in a proposal, or show which direction to go in an infographic or process flow. Adobe has baked this function right into the line tool in InDesign. In today’s video tutorial, we’re going to show you a simple way to make arrows in InDesign. Follow the step-by-step tutorial below to learn how to make arrowheads in 3 minutes or less.

Step 1: Use the Line Tool to create a line

InDesign Line Tool

Step 2: Open the Stroke panel (if it’s not already open)

InDesign Window>Stroke

Step 3: In the Stroke panel Show Options

InDesign Stroke Window>Show Options

Step 4: Select your line and adjust the Start/End using the drop-down menus

InDesign Start End Arrows

That’s it, now you have an arrow in InDesign!

Arrow In Indesign 1

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