Setting hyphenation and justification


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Setting hyphenation and justification

The paragraph attribute that most directly affects the way long blocks of text in your document look is Hyphenation and Justification. Now, these are two completely separate concepts, but they work together to determine how your text flows from line to line. On this Magazine spreads layout in the Petstumes Project, if you scroll on down to page 3, you'll see a big chunk of text here. To me, it doesn't look quite optimal, because first of all, there are these big gaps in it. So, let's see how we can control that.

I'm going to click into this text box and just drag across to highlight portions of all of the paragraphs. That way we can format all those paragraphs at the same time. Now, while it would be really convenient to be able to control the Hyphenation & Justification Settings from somewhere in the Measurements palette, it's currently not there. But instead, we need to go to the Style menu and choose Formats. That will format the paragraphs. In the Paragraph Attrib...

Setting hyphenation and justification
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Setting hyphenation and justification provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jay Nelson as part of the QuarkXPress 8 Essential Training

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Design
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