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Chapter 6. Formats > To kern next to a drop cap:

To kern next to a drop cap:

1.
Choose the Content tool.

2.
Click in the first line of the paragraph between the drop cap and the character to the right of it. A long blinking insertion cursor will appear when the cursor has been inserted correctly .

Figure 3. The cursor correctly positioned for kerning next to a drop cap.


3.
In the tracking/kerning section of the Measurements palette, click the left arrow to delete space or the right arrow to add space . Option-click/Alt-click the left or right arrow to kern in finer increments.

or

To kern using the keyboard, use the Cmd-Shift-[/Ctrl-Shift-[ or Cmd-Shift-]/Ctrl-Shift-] shortcut. Include Option/Alt in the shortcut to kern in finer increments.

To remove an automatic drop cap, just back out the same way you came in.


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