Managing glyphs


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Managing glyphs

As we saw in the InDesign Essential Training title, you can choose Glyphs from the Type menu to see a list of every character inside of font. Let's zoom in here so we can see these characters little bit more. I am just clicking in that Zoom In button in the lower right corner. The problem is there are so many characters to choose from in here that it's a little overwhelming. Well, you can narrow down the scope by choosing from the Show pop up menu. For example, do you want to see just the math symbols? No problem. Just choose Math symbols from the Show menu. Or perhaps, you want to see only the punctuation, and I can do that too. You can also choose any character in your text and see just the alternates for that character, if there are alternates in that font.

For example, I will zoom in here down the lower right corner of this spread and I am going to choose this K. When I do that, the K will show up in the Glyphs panel. Well I do need to change the Show pop up menu to entire ...

Managing glyphs
Video duration: 5m 6s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Managing 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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