Some fonts are naturally positioned higher than others, and when you are mixing fonts or small graphics together the positioning may look awkward.
For example, in my training guides, keystrokes or button images are used a lot.
Here is a sample sentence. Notice how the bottom of TAB and ENTER sit on the baseline of the text.
After lowering TAB by 3pt and lowering ENTER by 5pt, here is the result. Notice how it flows more naturally.
To reposition text in relation to the baseline:
1. Select the text.
2. Select the Home tab.
3. Click the launcher in the bottom-right corner of the Font group.
4. Select the Advanced tab.
5. On the Position row, nudge the By arrows up or down.
When you increase the By value, Position will switch to Raised and your text will sit higher than its natural position.
When you decrease the By value, Position will switch to Lowered and your text will sit lower than its natural position.
Here are some other advanced text effects you may be interested in.
Please feel free to post any questions you have into the comments below. And before you leave this page, I want to give you one quick little action item!
ACTION ITEM: Comment below with ONE thing you picked up from this post and share how it has helped, or will help, you. It's good to share your successes because it encourages others and provides an instant boost.
Enjoy the rest of your day!