Right-Aligned Type

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Right-aligned or flush-right type can be effective for short bursts of text like captions, pull quotes, or sometimes headlines. Because we read from the left, right-aligned type is hard going for anything more than a few lines. The unevenness of the rag becomes distracting and finding the beginning of lines is difficult.

Figure 8.18. Right-aligned type used for captions. The type is also set to align to the bottom of the text frame, making it easy to align the baselines of the type with the bottom of the picture frame. See below for vertical alignment.

Optical Margin Alignment

Part I: Character Formats

Getting Started

Going with the Flow

Character Reference

Getting the Lead Out

Kern, Baby, Kern

Sweating the Small Stuff: Special Characters, White Space, and Glyphs

OpenType: The New Frontier in Font Technology

Part II: Paragraph Formats

Aligning Your Type

Paragraph Indents and Spacing

First Impressions: Creating Great Opening Paragraphs

Dont Fear the Hyphen

Mastering Tabs and Tables

Part III: Styles

Stylin with Paragraph and Character Styles

Mo Style

Part IV: Page Layout

Setting Up Your Document

Everything in Its Right Place: Using Grids

Text Wraps: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Type Effects

InDesign Type. Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign CS2
InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign CS2
ISBN: 0321385446
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 186
Authors: Nigel French

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