Working with hanging characters


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Working with hanging characters

There is a new feature in QuarkXPress 8 called the Hanging Characters and what it does is it gives you complete control over how and when characters are going to hang outside of their text box. If you'll switch to the Magazine spreads layout in the Petstumes Project, I'll show you how it can be used. I am going to scroll down to the third page, where you have a bunch of text here. Let's turn on the guides, so that we can see the outlines of the text boxes and the columns. I'm going to zoom in to the upper right-hand corner holding down Ctrl+Shift, so that we can work with this text box right here.

When we click on the text box, we notice that this quote mark is indented. It's actually just right on the edge of where all the other text is. But it doesn't look quite right to us, because our eyes, kind of want to see it pushed over outside of the rest of the text. That's what the Hanging Characters feature is for. By having your cursor in the paragraph that you wan...

Working with hanging characters
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Working with hanging 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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