Adjusting text hyphenation


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Adjusting text hyphenation

There's only so much text that can fit on each line. But we often want to cram as much text on each line as possible. For example, I'll zoom in on this text and let's take a look at this word California. I'll double-click on it to switch to the Type tool and then I'll double-click again just to select it. The whole word California might not fit onto that line. So one solution is to break the word at the end with a hyphen. Now this paragraph down here has no hyphens. And you will notice that the spacing is a little bit less even. Also, look at the very end.

There is a little tiny word right at the end what I call a runt. It would be nice to get rid of that if we could. Perhaps if we hyphenated this paragraph, it would pull that up. Let's try it out. To hyphenate a paragraph, simply places the cursor anywhere inside of it and then go to the Control panel and turn on the Hyphenate checkbox. Now that's looking much better. But sometimes you want more control over j...

Adjusting text hyphenation
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Adjusting text hyphenation provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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