Setting the kerning simultaneously

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hyw91
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Setting the kerning simultaneously

Post by hyw91 » 01 Nov 2017, 01:49

hi, I'm using QuarkXPress2017 on mac.
In one paragraph style, I want to set the kerning of the text to -20, and the kerning of the number to -5 simultaneously.
Is there a way?
We are working on more than 200 pages of text. :o
It takes too long to change the kerning of numbers one by one.
Please tell me how to do it!

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Re: Setting the kerning simultaneously

Post by Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 01 Nov 2017, 03:38

Kerning of text? Do you mean tracking?

If you mean tracking, just use a character style sheet for each tracking amount and automate it via conditional styles.

If you mean kerning, then you can either edit kerning pairs or – for digits – look whether your font has opentype features to not use tabular numbers.

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