Character formatting

Character formatting describes text attributes which are applied at a character level.

Character formatting includes attributes such as font and size, and may be applied to a single letter or single word as well as full paragraphs or stories. This type of formatting is useful for both art and frame text where variances in character type can be used for great visual effect.

With your text (or text object) selected, character formatting settings are available from the context toolbar, the Text menu, and the Character panel.

Incremental changes

Rather than setting a finite value for certain text attributes, the Text menu offers the following incremental changes:

To access the Character panel:

Do one of the following: