An Intro To Hyphenation And Justification Settings


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Understanding hyphenation and justification settings

Some of the settings that can drive people batty inside of Illustrator is hyphenation and justification. Hopefully, by the end of this movie, you will have a much better idea about what these do and how you can learn to control them. Now let's first talk about hyphenation. You can see here in this document that I have an area type object with some text inside of it. You can see that some of these lines of type actually have the hyphens inside of it. For example, the word powerful is hyphenated and the word combine is hyphenated. When does Illustrator decide to hyphenate words and when does it not? Well, first of all, inside of the Paragraph panel, you have a single check box that allows you to turn hyphenation on or off. Simply by unchecking that box, Illustrator will not use any hyphens at all inside of your text.

And of course, this the paragraph-based setting, so you can have some paragraphs with hyphenation on and some of them with hyphenation turned off. There may be many cases w...

Understanding hyphenation and justification settings
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Understanding hyphenation and justification settings 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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