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Chapter 15. Text and Object Styles > Paragraph and Character Style Features

Paragraph and Character Style Features

These are categories that you set for paragraph and character styles. All these categories apply for paragraph styles; they apply for character styles where indicated.

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General options for paragraph styles Lets you base one style on another, reset to base, and set the next style or the keyboard shortcut. (See page 376.)

General options for character styles Lets you base one style on another, reset to base, and set the keyboard shortcut. (See page 376.)

Basic Character Formats Lets you set the character attributes. (See Chapter 3 on working with basic character formats.)

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Also in character styles.

Advanced Character Formats Lets you set the attributes to distort text and set the language. (See Chapter 3 for information on basic character formats.)

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Also in character styles.

Indents and Spacing Lets you set the attributes for the alignment, indents, spacing, and align to baseline grid. (See Chapter 3 for information on working with alignment, indents, and paragraph spaces. See Chapter 16 for information on aligning to baseline grid.)

Tabs Lets you apply the settings for the tabs for the paragraph style. (See Chapter 13 for information on working with tabs.)

Paragraph Rules Lets you apply rules above or below the paragraph. (See Chapter 9 for information on working with paragraph rules.)

Keep Options Lets you set the attributes for the Keep with Next Lines options and where the paragraph starts. (See Chapter 14 for information on working with the Keep options.)

HyphenationLets you control how hyphenation is applied to the paragraph. (See Chapter 16 for information on working with hyphenation.)

Justification Lets you control how text is expanded or contracted when the Justified paragraph alignment is applied. (See Chapter 16 for information on working with the justification settings.)

Drop Caps and Nested Styles Lets you set the attributes to apply local character styles to drop cap characters and special nested character styles. (See pages 387 - 392 for working with character styles for drop caps and nested styles.)

Bullets and Numbering Lets you automatically create bulleted or numbered lists. (See page 354 for working with bullets and numbers.)

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Also in character styles.

Character Color Lets you set the attributes for the named colors and gradients applied to characters from the Swatches palette. (See Chapter 5 for information on working with color.)

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Also in character styles.

OpenType Features Lets you set the attributes for applying the advanced typographic features in Open-Type fonts. (See Chapter 16 for information on working with OpenType.)

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Also in character styles.

Underline Options Lets you set the attributes for applying specialty underline effects to type. (See Chapter 3 for information on the underline options.)

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Also in character styles.

Strikethrough Options Lets you set the attributes for applying specialty strikethrough effects to type. (See Chapter 3 for information on the strike-through options.)

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Also in character styles.



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