Finding and changing glyphs


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Finding and changing glyphs

If you are trying to use the Find Change dialog box to find special characters, such as ornaments or special bullets or obscure symbols, you are going to find that it's really hard to do it. For example, let me zoom in on the lower right corner of this page here and you can see that I have a special ornament at the end of the story. I would like to find that ornament and replace it with a different ornament. So I will select it with the Type tool, I will just double-clicked on that and then dragged over it, and I am going to open the Find Change dialog box by pressing Command+F or Ctrl+F on Windows, let me pan over here, so I can actually see the ornament.

Now, what am I going to type inside here to get that ornament? Well one trick is sometimes to select it, go to the Edit menu and copy it, and then come over here to the Find What field and paste it. But in this case, we see that's not an ornament. That's a letter J. What is going on there? Well, for frustratingly technical ...

Finding and changing glyphs
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Finding and changing glyphs provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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InDesign
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