How to use a GREP Style to Fix Runt Lines in InDesign


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Using a GREP style to fix runt lines

As I pointed out at the end of the last chapter, we have quite a few spacing problems relating to our text. We're going to fix a lot of them in this next step, which is to us a grip style, which will ensure that there're always at least two words at the end of every paragraph. Let me point now a couple of the problems that we currently have. I spotted one on line 16 of page 81. Right there, a single word to end a paragraph.

Now, because this is a lot of dialogue in this text, that problem might occur quite frequently and sometimes the solution to the problem might be worse than the problem itself. If that last word is a long word, then it's not a problem at all. But if in this case it's a very short word, then it is a problem. Another issue that I spotted is at the top of page 92, where we have a single word isolated from its paragraph, a single orphaned word. So, obviously we want to fix that as well.

Now, this is not the only thing that we're going to ...

Using a GREP style to fix runt lines
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Using a GREP style to fix runt lines provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Book

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