Some people use gutter to describe the space between 2 columns other use it to describe the space between two pages.
1p0 gutter in inches indesign.
It also covers how to add addit.
For example the value 1p0 is exactly 1 pica.
By default all indesign measurements widths heights columns gutters etc are in picas a typographer s unit equal to one sixth of an inch.
Indesign uses the first definition in margins and columns so i m going to guess that is what your question is about.
With the newest frame selected open the transform panel window menu object layout transform.
This brief video provides an overview of how to change the width of the margins and gutters in an existing indesign document.
You can create two kinds of ruler guides.
Assuming i guessed correctly are you trying to define the gutter width or gutter position.
Set the reference point to the left hand side and then subtract 1p0 from the overall width by typing 1p0 at the end of the width dimension this will give us a 1p0 gutter once it gets divided.
Enter values for top bottom left and right margins as well as the number of columns and the gutter the space between columns.
When set to picas indesign displays two numbers separated by a p in the x and y coordinates that are located at the far left of the control panel at the top of the screen.
Adobe indesign s text frames can flow text from one column to another within a multi column frame.
The readout p0 indicates that a given location on the document is at an even number of picas.
Your text looks wrong because you aren t aware of indesign s units of measurement.
What s the best practice for using 12 column grids and setting up gutter values.
Use margins and column guides to position content.
Ruler guides are different from grids in that they can be positioned freely on a page or on a pasteboard.
Twelve points make up a pica.
Choose view grids guides and make sure snap to guides is checked.
To set or change the number of columns in an individual text frame and establish the gutter spacing between these columns open the object menu and choose text frame options.
For this we ll use a little indesign math.
Page guides which appear only on the page on which you create them or spread guides which span all pages and the pasteboard of a multiple page spread you can drag any ruler guide to the pasteboard.