Inserting special characters


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Inserting special characters

Quick! What's the keyboard shortcut to type the Registered Trademark Symbol or how about an Em Dash? If you don't use these characters very often, there's just no reason to clutter your head with trying to remember all those shortcuts. Besides, InDesign has a couple of features that make inserting special characters like these a breeze. Let me show you. I'm going to place a special character after this word Hansel & Petal. I want the Registered Trademark Symbol. So, I'll double-click with the Selection tool to insert the text cursor there. I'm going to go to the Type menu and scroll down to Insert Special Character.

There's all kinds of interesting characters in here. It's really worth taking a little time just to go through each of these submenus and find out what kind of cool stuff there is. Bullets and Copyrights, and let's go down to Hyphens and Dashes, if you want to know how to do an Em Dash or special Quote Marks, etcetera, etcetera. There a...

Inserting special characters
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Inserting special characters 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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