4. Escape characters


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4. Escape characters

I would like to apply a special GREP Style to all the dollar amounts in my document. For example, down here in the lower left corner of this page I have got some dollars here and dollars here. I would like to apply different kind of formatting to that. So I'm going to go to the Paragraph Styles panel and I'm going to double-click on this. Just so it selects it, I see this is Body text, so I'll right-click on it or Ctrl+Click with one button mouse and say I want a New GREP Style here. The new GREP Style is going to apply a character style called dollar amounts and we'll change the color just so that's a easy way to really stand out, you can see that it is different and it's going to apply it not just to the numbers.

Right now it's just the numbers, but I want to apply it to the entire dollar amount. So how would I do that? Well, you might think that you could do something like dollar sign, let's say one or more digits and then period and then remember t...

4. Escape characters
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4. Escape characters provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign: 10 Things to Know About GREP

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Design
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InDesign
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