Aligning text margins and indents optically


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Aligning text margins and indents optically

When we were discussing the different character settings that you have inside of Illustrator, one of them was something called Optical kerning. It was basically kerning that happened, but based on the optical way that the text looked, meaning based on the actual shapes themselves and not necessarily the mathematical size of that particular text. Well, the same thing also happens to apply when dealing with margins. For example, right now, if I take a look at this paragraph of text, it's currently set to be justified, meaning the left and the right side of the text frame define the bounds of the text.

So each line of text actually starts where the text frame starts and ends where the text frame ends. So if I select this object right now, I can see here is my one frame, and you can see that each line of text starts at the beginning and stretches all the way to the end. There is no rag setting here along the right side of the frame. Now, in this document here called margin_alignment, I a...

Aligning text margins and indents optically
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Aligning text margins and indents optically provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Type and Text

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