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Instant InDesign: Designing Templates for Fast and Efficient Page Layout by Gabriel Powell

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Essential Character Formatting

Character-level formatting is applied to individually selected characters or a range of selected text. To access InDesign’s character formatting controls, you can use either the Character panel or Control panel (Figure 10.1). To access the controls in the Control panel, activate the Type tool and click the Character Formatting Controls button at the top-left side of the panel.

Figure 10.1. The Character and Control panels. A few of the options in the Character panel menu are also available as buttons in the Control panel. Font Family menu (A), Type Style menu (B), Font Size (C), Leading (D), All Caps (E), Small Caps (F), Superscript (G), Subscript (H), Underline (I), Strikethrough (J), Kerning (K), Tracking ( ...

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