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iWork for Mac OS X Cookbook by Alexander Anichkin

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Changing font (typeface) using toolbar, menus, or Font Panel—when to use which

This recipe describes how to change the appearance of text in iWork. Some operations are basic, but there are some tricks that can make our life easier and more productive.

Getting ready

Fonts are stored in the application called Font Book . This is also the place to install new fonts.

The word font means a set of types of one particular face and size, while typeface means a particular design of type. They are used interchangeably, so don't be confused. In layman's terms, they mean the same thing—what our text looks like.

How to do it...

When we work with text, we can use menus, keyboard shortcuts, Font Panel, and Text Inspector. So, let's see what each of these can do ...

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