IN THIS CHAPTER
Setting indents and leading
Setting space above and below
Keeping lines together
Aligning paragraphs to a grid
Adding bullets, numbers, and rules
Setting five kinds of tabs
Styling paragraphs automatically
Paragraphs are the basic building blocks of stories. They break stories into digestible chunks, both visually and logically. Over the centuries, publishers have developed many formatting techniques to help readers not only follow the story but also keep them visually interested. In this chapter, you learn basic formatting techniques such as controlling line spacing, interparagraph spacing, indents, justification, and aligning to a grid. You also learn to apply more creative formatting, such as drop caps, lines (rules) that float along ...
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