How to Work with Hidden Characters in Adobe Illustrator
Hidden characters identify the white space in text, such as paragraph returns, the space between words, tabs, etc. Showing those characters can be useful when proofing a project, or during a Find/Replace operation.
- To make the hidden characters visible , go to Type > Show Hidden Characters.
- The white space markers now appear in the text.
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