Overriding formatting with character styles


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Overriding formatting with character styles

We have discussed the concept of something called paragraph styles inside of Illustrator, which maps somewhat to the way that CSS works. In fact, in this document, we have actually created some of these paragraph styles. We have named them appropriate names that we have used to style the way the text looks in this document. However, there are times where sometimes just a word, or a few words, or even a single character within an overall paragraph is changed. Now in CSS, we sometimes refer to that as a class, and we can use the span tags to show that inside of a code.

Well Illustrator also has something similar called character styles. Basically what a character style allows you to do is overwrite one part of a paragraph, basically allowing you to have certain characters within an overall paragraph that look different than the rest of the paragraph. For example, I am going to zoom in a little bit here on the body copy here, and say I want to have some way to identify some text as being m...

Overriding formatting with character styles
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Overriding formatting with character styles provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 for Web and Interactive Design

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