Leading, tracking, and lots of shortcuts


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Leading, tracking, and lots of shortcuts

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to change leading and tracking, both from the keyboard so that you can make incremental changes. I'll show you where the numerical options are just in case you want to access them. But the keyboard shortcuts are the best way to work, as we will see. I have gone ahead and saved my progress as a document called Formatted title.ai, so called because I have formatted the title and nothing more. Found inside of the 08_type folder. I'm going to go ahead and zoom in because I want to change the formatting of the byline right here. So I'm going to triple-click on the byline in order to select the entire thing with the Type tool.

Then let's say I want to change it to 18 point. So it's currently 10 point. I know I want 18. What the heck, let's just select the value and change it to 18 this time around, just for the sake of getting work done quickly. And I'm also going to Ctrl and scroll down here to give myself a little...

Leading, tracking, and lots of shortcuts
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Leading, tracking, and lots of shortcuts provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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