Change case InDesign CS6


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Changing case

Uppercase characters versus lowercase characters. Which to use, and when? Sometimes, you want text in upper case for emphasis, but then what about small caps? Well, my basic rule is, never type anything in all caps, if you can avoid it. Instead, always type in lowercase, and apply caps styling to it. Let me show you what I mean. I'll zoom in on this text up here, and I'm going to select this first line by triple-clicking on it. Let's say my design calls for that heading to be in all caps. Instead of retyping the words, I'm going to come up here to the control panel and click the All Caps button.

It looks like it's in all caps, but it's not really; it's actually just a style applied to that text. And that's great, because later on, when my art director says, I don't want it in all caps anymore, you can simply turn this style off, and it goes back to the way it was. Small caps is like all caps, but it's more elegant. You can turn on small caps by click...

Changing case
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Changing case provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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