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Chapter 7. Typography > To vertically shift type using the keyboard:

To vertically shift type using the keyboard:

1.
Choose the Content tool.

2.
Highlight the characters to be shifted.

3.
In the Mac OS, press Cmd-Option-Shift-hyphen “-” to lower the type below the baseline in 1-point increments or plus sign “+” to raise the type above the baseline.

In Windows, press Ctrl-Alt-Shift-close paren “)” or open paren “(”.

It's easy to input the curly, smart quotation marks that professional typesetters use or foreign language quotation marks, like guillemets (« »). With the Smart Quotes feature on, press ' to produce a single quotation mark in the style currently specified in the Interactive Preferences dialog box (' for English) or press Shift-' (") to produce a double quotation mark (“).


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