Setting hyphenation


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Setting hyphenation

This chapter is about controlling your text through the use of breaks, be they word breaks, page breaks, column breaks, frame breaks, or indeed making sure that words do not break. And we are going to begin with a discussion of hyphenation. Now hyphenation is an often misunderstood feature when you mention hyphenation people often instinctively respond, no don't want to use hyphenation. But I would say that if you use hyphenation and use it well, you will get better word spacing, and that's what I aim to prove with this movie.

On the left-hand page, we have a body of text with no hyphenation, on the right-hand side, the exact same text with hyphenation and optical margin alignment. You can see that we have some yellow highlighting, this yellow highlighting is pointing out where we have H & J violations, i.e. where we have bad spacing. And you can see, as we move through this document that there is going to be more of that yellow highlighting on the left-hand side than there is on the r...

Setting hyphenation
Video duration: 6m 14s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Setting hyphenation provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the InDesign Typography (2012)

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