The Paragraph Rules shortcut


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The Paragraph Rules shortcut

There just happens to be a handy shortcut for opening the Paragraph Rules dialog box. That's another one of those hidden dialog boxes or features that's kind of hard to remember where it is inside InDesign. So I think a keyboard shortcut helps me remember where to get it. So I am going to go ahead and click into this paragraph by triple-clicking into the frame, or double-clicking and then specifying the paragraph that I want to add a paragraph rule to. And paragraph rule, that's not a rule as in a set of laws or anything like that. It's a line, a horizontal line or rule above or below the paragraph that you can add programmatically.

So that as the paragraph moves in the text flow that rule travels with it instead of having a drawn actual graphic, that stays in position and then if your text changes the line wouldn't change with you. Command+Option+J or Ctrl+Alt+J brings up the Paragraph Rules dialog box. Again, you want to makes sure you turn on the Preview checkbox. Y...

The Paragraph Rules shortcut
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The Paragraph Rules shortcut 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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