Strange character in indesign

Community Beginner ,
Nov 22, 2021 Nov 22, 2021

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Hi there,

I am trying to type the word destination in Baskerville regular and for some reason the s and t are joining together above the letters. Does anyone have any ideas? 

Many thanks,

Susanne

 

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Adobe Community Professional , Nov 22, 2021 Nov 22, 2021

@Susanne5E63 

You're seeing a common ligature of the s + t characters.

Other common ligatures are f + i,  T + h, f + l

 

it you don't want InDesign to automatically use ligatures, then uncheck Ligatures from your style's definition in the Basic Character Formats section.

 

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Nov 22, 2021 Nov 22, 2021

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@Susanne5E63 

You're seeing a common ligature of the s + t characters.

Other common ligatures are f + i,  T + h, f + l

 

it you don't want InDesign to automatically use ligatures, then uncheck Ligatures from your style's definition in the Basic Character Formats section.

 

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Nov 22, 2021 Nov 22, 2021

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I believe the st ligature is in the OpenType ligature settings. 

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Problem solved! Many thanks guys 🙂

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