Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Making Hidden Characters More Subtle

As InDesign users, it’s very important to have total control of our typography. In order to do this, we need to pay just as much attention to the invisible characters as we do the visible characters.
Each hidden character has the potential to add increase spacing in potentially every direction. For paragraphs: this could be Space Before, Space After, Leading, etc. And certain characters offer all sorts of options: em spaces, en spaces, figure spaces, regular tabs, right-indent tabs, etc.

Things may look fine on the surface, but look what is hiding underneath!

If you feel that hidden characters are too distracting and interfere with your designing, follow the link below to learn how you can make them more subtle.

Read the entire article at InDesign Secrets: Making Hidden Characters More Subtle

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