How to Use Typography in InDesign on Macro and Micro Levels


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Working with accents and special characters

Okay, this is a quick one about foreign accents, and we obviously need to be using the appropriate accent, and we can find these on the Glyphs panel. So, for that reason I make the Glyphs panel part of my workspace. So I'm going to come to the Glyphs panel, if you don't have it as part of your workspace you'll find under the Type menu, right there, also under the Window menu Type & Tables, so three places to get it. And I'm going to tear off the Glyphs panel. There is really, aside from knowing the keyboard shortcut for the specific accent, there is no real easy way, aside from just looking on the Glyphs panel and finding what is you're after.

You can filter your view and see just a subset of the font, but even that subset, when you are working with a ProFont, as I am here, is likely to be rather large. But in this case I could filter my view to Basic Latin and Latin 1, and that's going to give me all of the accents that I would need for your romance languages. And right...

Working with accents and special characters
Video duration: 4m 1s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Working with accents and special characters provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the InDesign Typography (2012)

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Design
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InDesign
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