What is a GREP expression InDesign?

GREP is a command line text search utility originally written for Unix, and the acronym means globally search a regular expression and print. Essentially, GREP in InDesign allows you to use code to find and edit or style text through the Find/Change dialog box or Paragraph Styles.

How do I change the superscript size in InDesign?

To fix it, go to the InDesign menu and select Preferences – > Advanced Type. Under Character Settings, change the values for Superscript to 52% for size and 30% for position. For Subscript, change the values to 52% for size and 0% for position and hit OK.

Where is the Character panel in InDesign?

To access the Character panel, press Command-T (Mac) or Control-T (Windows). You can also choose Window > Type & Tables > Character. After the panel comes up, click on the flyout menu in the upper right corner and choose Show Options.

How do you do subscripts in Illustrator?

Step 1: To create superscript or subscripts in regular fonts, select the Type you want to change. Step 2: Choose the Superscript and subscript inside the Character panel menu. Step 1: Open the artboard and select the character you want to change to superscript/subscript.

How do I create paragraph styles in InDesign?

Add paragraph and character styles

  1. If you want to base a new style on the formatting of existing text, select that text, or place the insertion point in it.
  2. Choose New Paragraph Style from the Paragraph Styles panel menu, or choose New Character Style from the Character Styles panel menu.

How do I stop widows in InDesign?

Select the Keep Lines Together option, select At Start/End Of Paragraph, and specify the number of lines that must appear at the beginning or ending of the paragraph to prevent orphans and widows. For Start Paragraph, choose an option to force InDesign to push the paragraph to the next column, frame, or page.

What are nested styles in InDesign?

Nested Styles: Nested styles let you apply character styles to text within a paragraph, starting at the beginning of a paragraph, and ending at a specific character. For example, you could bold text through the first colon.

Can you replace text in InDesign?

InDesign automatically converts pasted special characters to their metacharacter equivalent. You can replace search items with either formatted or unformatted content copied to the clipboard. You can even replace text with a graphic you copied.

How do I make text bold in InDesign?

Press “Ctrl-B” on your keyboard to make the text bold, which will automatically make it a little thicker. In InDesign, you don’t have a button for bold text and need to use a keyboard shortcut. If the text doesn’t look bold enough yet, don’t worry — you’re just getting started.

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