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Align text justified - lines with huge gaps between text
« on: October 25, 2016, 01:35:24 pm »
Hi guys, back for another round of questions. I am using the Align Text Justified option with a 3 column page, for the most part it is fantastic however there are the odd line here and there where it has only put 3 words and spread them out right across the line. Is there any way to fix this?

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Re: Align text justified - lines with huge gaps between text
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2016, 01:55:19 pm »
hi evansorelli


justified text in narrow columns needs some tweaking:
  • always hyphenate justified text
  • play with the settings under 'properties' → 'text' → 'advanced settings → 'glyph extension' (usually i wouldn't go lower than 97% or higher than 104%…)
  • sometimes you even need some manual editing to avoid wide spaces.
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Re: Align text justified - lines with huge gaps between text
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2016, 02:13:15 pm »
Thanks heaps, I can see how minor tweaks will get the job done in most cases! it will just take a little bit of playing around.
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