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Adobe® InDesign® CS4 Styles: How to Create Better, Faster Text and Layouts by Michael Murphy

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Chapter 7. Drop Caps, Bullets, and Numbering

MANY INDESIGN FEATURES are not actual styles, but they incorporate style choices into their settings to increase formatting options and add efficiency. Among the most common are drop caps and automatically generated bulleted or numbered lists. Of course, you can use these features without saving them in a paragraph style or calling on any character styles, but to do so is to invite additional work for yourself.

Styles eliminate multiple steps required to create truly great-looking drop caps. They’re the only way to attach custom formatting to the bullets in a bulleted list, and they’re an essential list management tool when you work with numbered lists, especially as those lists get more

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