Stylistic Sets, the Dotless i, and Discretionary Ligatures:
Advanced Typography in InDesign

Wednesday, 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

You already know how to set good type in InDesign—but so too does your competition. It's time to up your game and get familiar with the difference between metrics and optical, lining and oldstyle, slash and solidus. These techniques will help your typography stand out from the crowd.

  • Add personality with contextual alternates
  • Add flair with real small caps, fractions, and stylistic sets
  • Metrics or Optical kerning, which is better?
  • Avoid widows, orphans, and runts
  • Adjust Hyphenation and Justification settings for optimum type color