Type Size keyboard shortcuts


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Type Size keyboard shortcuts

As you might have guessed, there are of course, keyboard shortcuts in InDesign for increasing font size or type size. Let's go ahead and select this headline here. I will go ahead and drag to select it. Right now it's set to 24 point. You can see that in the character attributes of the Control panel here. My type size is set to 24. So there are keyboard shorts for this, Command+Shift or Ctrl+Shift and then greater-than or less-than on your keyboard, the period or comma keys or the greater-than and the less-than symbols. So if I want the font size or the type size to get bigger, Command+Shift, Ctrl+Shift, greater-than, and you can see it jumps up in two-point increments, so here it's 24. If we take a look at this font field here, the size field as we are using the keyboard shortcut, you will see an increment from 24 to 26 to 28 and so forth.

So Command+Shift+> or Command+Shift +<, Ctrl+Shift+> or Ctrl+Shift+<. Now you might wonder, "Why is it jumping up in two-...

Type Size keyboard shortcuts
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Type Size keyboard shortcuts 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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