Basic paragraph settings and keyboard shortcuts


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Basic paragraph settings and keyboard shortcuts

When dealing with text inside of Illustrator, we can either focus on the characters themselves, which we've been doing in the previous chapter, or we can focus on the entire paragraph, which is what we're going to cover in this chapter. A paragraph is obviously defined in Illustrator by anything that is contained within a single carriage return. So we know there's something called the Enter key in our keyboard, or the Return key. Anytime we hit that Return key or that Enter key in our text, we are telling Illustrator that we are starting a new paragraph.

Now, of course I could have just two words and then hit the Enter key, meaning that I now have a new paragraph. Or I could have a whole bunch of words, or a whole bunch of sentences, but the important thing to realize is that inside of Illustrator, hitting that Return key or that Enter key defines a new paragraph. So you can see over here on my screen, I am working on this file called paragraph.ai, and if I click on this rig...

Basic paragraph settings and keyboard shortcuts
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Basic paragraph settings and keyboard shortcuts 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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