Leading keyboard shortcuts


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Leading keyboard shortcuts

If you already know the keyboard shortcuts for Kerning and Tracking, then you're really close to knowing the keyboard shortcuts for Leading. Of course, the Kerning and Tracking keyboard shortcuts are Option and Alt, Option on Mac, Alt on windows and then right and left arrow keys just to change the horizontal space between characters. And then Leading would be Option or Alt Up and Down arrow keys to change the space between lines of type. So let's go ahead and triple click on this paragraph to select it. You can see that currently my Type value is 14 points on 18 points Leading.

And if I want to increase or decrease that amount of space between each line, it is Option or Alt and then Up and Down arrows. So I will use the Down arrow to push the text down and add more space between each line, Option or Alt+Up arrow to tighten the Leading. And you can see it is going up and in the Control panel right now it says 22 points Leading. If you my Down arrow it goes to 24, to 26, to 28 and...

Leading keyboard shortcuts
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Leading keyboard shortcuts 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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