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Chapter 3. Basic Text > Setting Line and Character Spacing

Setting Line and Character Spacing

Leading is the space between lines of type within a paragraph . (It is pronounced led-ding, which refers to the metal formerly used to set type.) Leading is specified as an absolute point size or as auto leading. The leading of this paragraph is 10.75 points.

The 24-point leading (top) has more line space than the 16-point leading (bottom).


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