3 Replies Latest reply on Aug 2, 2017 9:06 AM by robertp94062253

    Leading Issue


      Please look at the attached graphic of a set of instructions created with Indesign CS4. At the top (Under Step 1: Fill cartridge with toner) you can see the actual first step (which starts with the words "Make a hole".  I need the two lines of that part of the instruction to be closer together ( adjust leading?)


      Under Step 2: Empty the wastebin, there is a note. I need the two lines of the note to be closer together.


      Under Step 3: Replace the Reset Chip, I need the spacing between the two lines to be the same as the spacing between the lines on steps 3 and 4.


      Can you explain what I need to do differently in InDesign?


      Help!Indesign issue.jpg

        • 1. Re: Leading Issue
          BobLevine MVP & Adobe Community Professional

          You need to create a paragraph style with the proper leading. I'm not really sure what else to tell you.


          Do you not know where to set the leading?

          • 2. Re: Leading Issue
            BarbBinder Adobe Community Professional

            InDesign has two different ways to control vertical spacing. Leading controls the spacing between the lines within a paragraph. Space before and after controls the spacing between the paragraphs. You will need to select those paragraphs and reduce the leading value in the Character view of the Control panel.

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            • 3. Re: Leading Issue
              robertp94062253 Level 1

              I was working with text boxes created by another individual. I think I must have been butting into text formatted with another method. When I started over and applied the paragraph styles as needed, everything worked beautifully. Thanks for your help