Using paragraph spacing


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Using paragraph spacing

Let's look at the basics of Paragraph Spacing, differentiating our paragraphs using space before and/or after paragraphs. Here we have three single-line paragraphs, and I would like to add some space before Paragraph B. So with my cursor in that paragraph and just being in it is sufficient because this is a paragraph level format, and will be applied to the whole paragraph regardless of how much you have selected. I'm going to come in at 12 points of space before, and we get that result.

Now I could have achieved the same result by coming to paragraph A and say I want 12 points of space after that, or if I like doing things the hard way I could add six points of space before Paragraph B, and six points space after the Paragraph A. So three different ways of getting the same result. Which way is the best way? It's largely down to a matter of personal preference. Either of the first two approaches, space before or after are valid there are rare times when you do want to add space before an...

Using paragraph spacing
Video duration: 4m 14s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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

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