Understanding basic character formatting


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Understanding basic character formatting

Choosing a typeface and selecting the size is one of the most basic things you do in QuarkXPress and you do it all day long everyday. So let's have a look at the different places you can go to format text. I am just going to get this Text Content tool here and then click into this text box right here. Let's say we don't like this text being the way it is. We want to make it a little bit heavier. Well, we can either choose a different font or we can choose a different style of the same typeface. Just for clarity, some people use typeface and font interchangeably and that's okay, but generally speaking a font is a particular style of a typeface.

So for example this is Georgia as we can see down here and Georgia has four different variants, Bold, Bold, Italic and Regular. Each one of those is a font whereas the family altogether is a typeface or a typeface family. So now that we're in the Font menu of the Measurements palette, you can see that it displays all the fonts th...

Understanding basic character formatting
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Understanding basic character formatting 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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