Formatting with Paragraph and Character Styles

In this chapter, we will look at paragraph styles and character styles, which are used to ensure rapid and consistent text formatting within your InDesign documents. In addition to assisting with text formatting, InDesign styles are also an essential component in using numerous more advanced features within InDesign, such as tables of contents, indexes, and cross-references.

When working with paragraph styles and character styles in InDesign, there are a number of important features to first understand in order to ensure you are working with the correct type of style. The first thing is to understand that:

  • Paragraph styles format entire paragraphs. If you select a single character in a paragraph ...

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