Applying formatting to a paragraph


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Applying formatting to a paragraph

In the last chapter we talked about formatting that you can apply to individual characters such as font, size and so on. Now let's get into formatting that you apply to a whole paragraph. I am going to be controlling this paragraph here so I'll zoom in on it so we can see it better and I'll double- click on it to switch to the Type tool. You can see the cursor flashing inside this paragraph and you might be tempted to try and select the entire paragraph before applying your paragraph formatting but you don't need to because any paragraph formatting that you apply such as horizontal alignment or indents is going to apply to the entire paragraph whether you have it all selected or whether the cursor is just flashing in here or even if you select a little bit of text. It doesn't really matter.

InDesign is smart enough to know that it is supposed to apply to the entire paragraph. To change my paragraph formatting I could go to the Window menu, choose Type and Tables, and ...

Applying formatting to a paragraph
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Applying formatting to a paragraph 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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