Type

Font
Choose a font to apply to the selected or future text from the Font submenu, or choose Choose... to open the Font dialog box.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Fonts

Size
Choose a preset font size to apply to the selected or future text from the Size submenu, or choose Other.. to type a different size.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Size and Width

Width
Choose a preset font width to apply to the selected or future text from the Width submenu, or choose Other.. to type a different width.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Size and Width

Type Style
Choose a type style to apply to the selected or future text from the Type Style submenu. Hold down a Shift key while choosing a type style to customize the style.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Type Styles

Attributes
Opens the Attributes dialog box allowing you to set up several typesetting attributes at the same time. You can apply text and/or paragraph styles, font used, text size and width, predefined or custom text styles, and paragraph alignment. This dialog box also provides shortcuts to the Font, Leading, Auto Kerning, Paragraph Format, Paragraph Rules, Line & Fill, Tracking, Auto Hyphenation and Tabs dialog boxes to apply these attributes all at the same time.

See: Text > Character Attributes, Text > Paragraph Attributes and Line, Fill and Color > Line and Fill Options

Line & Fill
Opens the Line & Fill dialog box allowing you to set stroke and fill attributes to the selected or future text. You may change the stroke's weight, color, style and bitmapped pattern, as well as the fill color, type (basic, gradient, radial and shape) and bitmapped pattern. Finally, you can choose the screen type, frequency and angle to use for each plate. Screens are only available to PostScript (and halftone printing with AmigaOS).

See: Line, Fill and Color > Line and Fill Options

Tracking
Opens the Tracking dialog box allowing you to set a predefined tracking table, track amount, and character and word spacing to apply to the selected or future text. You may also specify the last line flush zone to force justify paragraphs depending on the space between the right margin and the end of the last line.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Tracking

Leading
Opens the Leading dialog box allowing you to set the leading type, amount and mode of the selected or future text. You can also check the Maintain Leading box to keep the lines aligned from column to column when text wrap is set to objects positioned over the text frame.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Leading

Tabs
Opens the Tabs dialog box allowing you to set tab stops for selected or future text. You may set the tabs' type, position and fill character. You can also set the default tab spacing.

See: Text > Paragraph Attributes > Tabs

Paragraph Format
Opens the Paragraph Format dialog box allowing you to set left, right and first line indents, inter-paragraph spacing, paragraph alignment and paragraph type (plain, bulleted, numbered or drop cap).

See: Text > Paragraph Attributes

Paragraph Rules
Opens the Paragraph Rules dialog box allowing you to paragraph rules before and after the paragraph..

See: Text > Paragraph Rules

Alignment
Choose a paragraph alignment to apply to the selected or future text from the Alignment submenu.

See: Text > Paragraph Attributes > Alignment

Hyphenation > Set Hyphenation
Opens the Auto Hyphenation dialog box allowing you to set the hyphenation language and rules: smallest word to hyphenate, minimum characters before and after, maximum hyphens in a row and the size of the hyphenation zone. You may also choose to hyphenate lowercase words only.

See: Text > Paragraph Attributes > Hyphenation

Hyphenation > Auto Hyphenation
Select this command to hyphenate words automatically.

See: Text > Paragraph Attributes > Hyphenation

Hyphenation > Insert Soft Hyphen
Inserts a soft hyphen (Unicode number 134). If the soft hyphen falls into the hyphenation zone specified in the Auto Hyphenation dialog box, the word will be hyphenated at that position.

See: Text > Paragraph Attributes > Hyphenation > To hyphenate one occurrence of a word

Hyphenation > Remove Soft Hyphens
Removes the soft hyphens in the text selection.

See: Text > Paragraph Attributes > Auto Hyphenation

Kerning > Set Kerning
Opens the Auto Kerning dialog box allowing you to set the kerning and ligature options for the selected or future text.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Auto Kerning and Ligatures

Kerning > Auto Kerning
Select this command to kern text automatically.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Auto Kerning and Ligatures

Kerning > Manual Kern
Opens the Manual Kern dialog box allowing you to kern the characters to the left and right of the insertion point.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Manual Kerning

Kerning > Remove Kerning
Removes manual kerning in the text selection.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Manual Kerning > To remove manual kerning

Language
Choose a language to apply to the selected or future text from the Language submenu.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Language

Convert Case
Choose from the commands in the Convert Case submenu whether to convert the selected text to Uppercase, Lowercase or Capitalized.

See: Text > Character Attributes > Convert Case

Insert > Character
Opens the Insert Character dialog box allowing you to view the whole character set of the selected font so that you can insert one in the text frame or text block. This dialog box also allows you to view the Control-C and Control-D mnemonics to insert the selected character directly.

See: Text > Typing and Importing Text > Typing Text > Inserting Characters Visually and Appendices > Special Characters

Insert > Page #, Previous Frame Page #, Next Frame Page #, Page Count, Chapter #, Chapter Count
Choose one of these commands to insert the corresponding variable in the text frame or text block.

See: Text > Insert Variable

Insert > Document Name, Chapter Name, Master Page Name, Page Name
Choose one of these commands to insert the document, chapter, master page, or page name in the text frame or text block.

See: Text > Insert Variable

Insert > Date, Time, Revision Number
Choose one of these commands to open the Insert Date, Insert Time, or Insert Revision Number dialog box allowing you to insert the corresponding variable in the format specified.

See: Text > Insert Variable > Date Variables and Text > Insert Variable > Time Variables

Insert > Text Mark
Choose this command to insert a text mark at the insertion point's current position. You will be asked to enter a name for the text mark. This is useful for cross-referencing documents.

See: Text > Insert Variable and Text > Insert Variable > Using text marks for cross-referencing documents

Insert > Text Mark Page #
Choose this command to insert the page number of one of the text marks. You may choose the page number's format to use.

See: Text > Insert Variable and Text > Insert Variable > Using text marks for cross-referencing documents

Insert > Text Mark Name
Choose this command to insert the name of one of the text marks.

See: Text > Insert Variable and Text > Insert Variable > Using text marks for cross-referencing documents

Insert > Figure Mark
Choose this command to insert a figure mark at the insertion point's current position. You will be asked to choose a figure type catagory and enter a name for the figure mark.

See: Text > Insert Variable and Text > Large Document Publishing > Creating a Table of Figures

Insert > Figure Number
Choose this command to insert the ordered number of one of the figure marks.

See: Text > Insert Variable and Text > Large Document Publishing > Creating a Table of Figures

Insert > Figure Page #
Choose this command to insert the page number of one of the figure marks. You may choose the page number's format to use.

See: Text > Insert Variable and Text > Large Document Publishing > Creating a Table of Figures

Insert > Figure Name
Choose this command to insert the name of one of the figure marks.

See: Text > Insert Variable and Text > Large Document Publishing > Creating a Table of Figures

Insert > Variable Text
Opens the Define Variable String dialog box allowing you to create, edit, remove and insert custom variables. This can be used for mail merging documents.

See: Text > Insert Variable > User Variables

Insert > Index Mark
Opens the Insert Index Mark dialog box allowing you to insert a mark to an Index Topic.

See: Text > Large Document Publishing > Indexing a Document

Break > Insert Column Break, Insert Page Break
Interrupts the text flow in the current column or page.

See: Text > Interrupting Text Flow

Paragraph Styles
Choose a paragraph style to apply to selected or future text from the Paragraph Styles submenu. Hold down a Shift key while choosing a style to modify its attributes.

See: Text > Paragraph and Character Styles

Character Styles
Choose a character style to apply to selected or future text from the Character Styles submenu. Hold down a Shift key while choosing a style to modify its attributes.

See: Text > Paragraph and Character Styles

 

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