Character panel

The Character panel allows you to apply local formatting to individual letters, words, sentences and paragraphs as well as entire stories.

About the Character panel

The Character panel is unique in providing the ability to:

Character panel

The Character panel.

The following panel options are available:

Positioning and Transform
Optical Alignment

Optical Alignment determines how certain characters in your document (for example, punctuation marks or particular letters) will fit in relation to the text frame; this can be used to automatically extend lines beginning or ending with certain characters when text frames are snapped to page margin. Adjust the settings to ensure the characters you choose are aligned to your liking.