Toggling between Character and Paragraph in the Control panel


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Toggling between Character and Paragraph in the Control panel

All right. Working with text in InDesign is just something you do all day, every day when you're an active InDesign user. It's your bread-and-butter activity, and I am going to encourage you to use that Control panel once again. So let's go ahead and dive into a particular text frame. I'm now in Text Edit mode and you can see that the Control panel has changed to text editing characteristics. So up there, the A in the left hand corner is now active. That is the Character Formatting mode, and you can see there's a button right below it called Paragraph Formatting and you can click manually to go back and forth between those two modes, but I find knowing the keyboard shortcut is often a faster way to do that without having to take my mouse away from the current text selection location.

So the keyboard shortcut to toggle the Control panel between Character Formatting and Paragraph Formatting when you have a text selection is Command+Option+7 or Ctrl+Alt+7 and you can see ...

Toggling between Character and Paragraph in the Control panel
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Toggling between Character and Paragraph in the Control panel 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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