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InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign CS2 by Nigel French

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Chapter 14. Mo’ Style

THIS CHAPTER LOOKS AT SOME STRAIGHTFORWARD TECHNIQUES that are the icing on the delicious three-tiered cake of Paragraph, Character, and Object Styles. The reasons for taking advantage of these features are the same reasons for using Styles in the first place: consistency, ease of editing, and the enormous amount of time saved. These techniques are quickly learned and will pay you back thousands of times over for the time you invest learning them.

Paragraph Rules

If you’ve ever drawn a rule above a line of text, only to have the text reflow and leave the rule in the dust, you’ll find Paragraph Rules an invaluable feature. With Paragraph Rules you can add a rule above and/or below the text and have that rule move with the paragraph ...

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