Drop caps like this? QE10?

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Drop caps like this? QE10?

Postby Dunkel » 21 Aug 2017, 09:29

Hello everybody!

I think this is a simple one but I'll as anyway - what is the easiest way to do something like this? Drop caps with another font, another color...?
My guess is some kind of conditional styles but is there some other way?

Thanks in advance! All ideas are welcome!

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Re: Drop caps like this? QE10?

Postby MikeWenzloff » 21 Aug 2017, 12:09

You can deal with this easy enough if you are going along and formatting just by setting the paragraph style that should have a drop cap to have one and use a character style to change the font & color. The below was done this way. First the paragraphs using a DC on them.

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And after selecting and choosing the DC character style.

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But making and using a conditional style is what I would do as I am running through text. So in the next screen shot, I have simply selected the text and used the conditional style.

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Re: Drop caps like this? QE10?

Postby MikeWenzloff » 21 Aug 2017, 12:16

The conditional style I used is set up like the below. The parameters I used allow the text cursor to be simply in any paragraph I would want the DC in that has a paragraph style set already that has a DC.

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But if you wanted to apply the paragraph style and format it at the same time, you would do the following:

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This way whatever paragraph the cursor is in has the DC paragraph style applied, then the cursor moves to the beginning of the paragraph, then the DC character style is applied to the first character of the paragraph.

I have the following styles...

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Re: Drop caps like this? QE10?

Postby Dunkel » 22 Aug 2017, 08:36

Thank you, Sir! Big thanks!
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