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Typing Text

The two most important parts of working with text are typing the text and then selecting it to make changes.

To type text:

  1. Click with the Type tool in a frame.
  2. Begin typing.
  3. Press Return to begin a new paragraph.


    Press Shift-Return to begin a new line without starting a new paragraph.

To add text into a passage you have already typed, you move the insertion point to where you want to place the new material. The point blinks to help you find it 13.gif.


To move the insertion point:

  1. Position the Type tool cursor where you want the insertion point.
  2. Click to set the insertion point.

To move the point using the keyboard:

  1. Use the arrow keys to move the insertion point left or right one character at a time or up and down one line at a time.
  2. Use the Cmd/Ctrl key with the arrow keys to move the insertion point one word or one paragraph at a time.
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