Jumping directly to the font you want


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Jumping directly to the font you want

Now a lot of the times you know which font that you want to use or which typeface you want to use. It's just a matter of jumping right to the font that you want to use and apply to a given selection of text. So I want to change this headline. I am going to go ahead and select that text by double-clicking and then highlighting the text. And I know that I want this headline to be set in say, Myriad Pro. So again, I want to put focus in the font field of for Control panel. So I am going to do Command+6 or Ctrl+6. That puts the focus in that font field. Now I can just type the name of the font that I'm looking for. So if I just type 'M-y', I don't have to completely type it, I just type the first few characters and it jumps to that name in the list.

If that's the font I want, I now want to apply that to my selected text. I just press the Enter key and now my headline is set to Myriad Pro. Now if I want to change it again, again Command+6, that puts focus in the font fie...

Jumping directly to the font you want
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Jumping directly to the font you want provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design
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InDesign
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