7. Working with Typography

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

Customize and use the baseline grid.

Adjust vertical and horizontal text spacing.

Change fonts and type styles.

Insert special characters from OpenType fonts.

Create a headline that spans multiple columns.

Balance the text in columns.

Hang punctuation outside a margin.

Add and format a drop cap.

Adjust line breaks.

Specify a tab with a leader and create a hanging indent.

Add a rule and shading to a paragraph.


This lesson will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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