Thursday, February 11, 2010

InDesign tip: Hidden characters

So you are taking over another persons InDesign project, you change the mode to normal and turn on the hidden characters and whoa, what are all these squiggles and blue characters? It can be quite the puzzel to figure these out, so here's a list with explanations.

A non joiner separates a ligature. Place the cursor between the two leters and add a non-joiner.