Leading shortcuts and preferences


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Leading shortcuts and preferences

InDesign has a number of preferences and settings that relate to leading, and that's the subject of this movie. The first is a preference that applies the leading value to the entire paragraph, and the rationale for this is so that you don't end up with inconsistent leading values within a paragraph. So currently the preference is turned off, and if I select a line of type in this paragraph to the right, and then increase that leading value, you can see that I now have inconsistent leading within that paragraph.

I'm now going to undo that. I will just select the whole paragraph, and return that to 12 point leading, and now come to my Preferences > Type. Here's the preference that we're referring to; Apply Leading to Entire Paragraphs. Now I will do essentially the same thing, and you'll see that the leading value now applies to the entire paragraph. The second option is one that I've already made referenced to. It's in the Units & Increments. Let's just...

Leading shortcuts and preferences
Video duration: 4m 7s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Leading shortcuts and preferences provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the InDesign Typography (2012)

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Design
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InDesign
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