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Paragraph Style question

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Jan 31, 2023 Jan 31, 2023

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When I try to make a Drop Caps Style, the style automatically applies to all paragraphs. How do I just make it affect only one specified paragraph. 

 

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Community Expert , Jan 31, 2023 Jan 31, 2023

Create a new Paragraph Style containing a Drop Cap that you will only apply to the first paragraph.

 

It's possible to base a Paragraph Style on another Paragraph Style. This way any changes made to the base style will also show up in those styles based on it. When editing a Paragraph Style, look for the "Based On" option within the General section. If you have a style selected within the Paragraph Styles panel and you create a new style, that new style will automatically be based on the selecte

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Create a new Paragraph Style containing a Drop Cap that you will only apply to the first paragraph.

 

It's possible to base a Paragraph Style on another Paragraph Style. This way any changes made to the base style will also show up in those styles based on it. When editing a Paragraph Style, look for the "Based On" option within the General section. If you have a style selected within the Paragraph Styles panel and you create a new style, that new style will automatically be based on the selected style.

 

So use your base Paragraph Style to format everything. Then create a second style based on the first, add a Drop Cap and apply it to the first paragraph of text.

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Thank you. Best of luck with your designs.

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