Working with Story Editor

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Story Editor is the small editing window used to manually enter text into a text frame. It is currently mainly meant to display the text content, with only some minimal display features enabled.

Story Editor will show some kind of depiction of:
  • Justification (but not reflecting word wrap line breaks)
  • Font color
  • Underline
  • Superscript
  • Subscript
  • Strikethrough
Story Editor does not display the following text frame features:
  • Font face
  • Font size
  • Kerning
  • Line spacing
  • All Caps, or small caps
  • Outline
  • Shadow


This is the last item on the Menu, but contains basic display functions that may be important as you begin to edit.

Settings > Background... allows you to adjust the background, but only in the Story Editor display. You would use this, for example, if your text is white or very pale. Changing the background will make it more visible.

Settings > Display Font... will change the font, but again, only in the Story Editor display, simply as a matter of personal taste.

Settings > Smart text selection is a toggle. The default behavior when double-clicking on a word is to select the word and the first aftercoming space. "Smart" selection will select only the word, without the aftercoming space.