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Leading error in Text box in InDesign, do you know of a way to fix it?


Question

I am creating this text box in InDesign CS5 and on the last row of a paragraph I get a bigger leading for no reason. If I select the text and check the leading setting it is the same for all rows in the text box but it just doesnt look right... it happend to me multiple times... and I don't know how to get rid of it... even if I write a diffrent text the error leading still remains... annoying bug...

Do you know of a way to fix it ?

Have a look at the picture to understand what I mean: enter image description here

2013/11/05
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11/5/2013 9:03:00 PM

Accepted Answer

Go under Preferences → Type and click the box next to "Apply Leading to Entire Paragraphs."

Then select every last character of your text and make everything the SAME leading, and use the "space before" or "space after" settings in the paragraph style to add your extra space. NEVER change the leading of one line randomly to add space between paragraphs. If later on you have to change the size or the leading of the type, or both, some words will have different leading than others, plus you'll have to reset it manually for every paragraph. Space Before is there for a reason. Use it.

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9/29/2011 11:54:00 AM

The problem is likely that the paragraph return has the same larger leading as the heading above it. Triple-click into the paragraph to select the entire paragraph and set its leading to be what you want for the text.

2013/07/09