Showing invisible characters


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Showing invisible characters

Working with special characters in QuarkXPress 8 is a whole lot easier than it was in previous versions. Invisible characters are easier to work with, the Glyphs palette opens a whole new world in fonts and you can control ligatures and places you couldn't before. Let's start off with invisible characters. I'm going to zoom in to this little story here and turn on the invisible characters. So, that's View > Invisibles or Command+I or Ctrl+I in Windows. Now we see little dots that indicate spaces between words. We see paragraph returns and I'll just put a Tab in here so that you can see a Tab character as well.

Not only is seeing the invisible character is a lot easier, you can also add the invisible characters a lot more readily. Under the Utilities menu is a new thing called Insert Character. You can insert special characters or special non-breaking characters. They're basically the same as the other ones, except they don't break at the end of a line. So, her...

Showing invisible characters
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Showing invisible characters 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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QuarkXPress
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