Double Spacing in Callouts

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Gerold Krommer
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Double Spacing in Callouts

Unread post by Gerold Krommer » Sun May 02, 2021 9:56 pm

Hi,

everytime I work with Xplain I struggle with the double text spacing appearing all over the places. I understand I have to set the text size explicitly in the design.
I did this and the spacing is correct in text boxes, but not in callouts. Also I do not understand why this must be done in such a central place what if I want 14pt of text one place and 12pt in another, do I have to live with the excessive spacing?

Interesting that in the slide animation preview the spacing is correct, but isn't in the whole preview and in the actual produced xplain.
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I don't do helpXplain a lot but feelingwise I spend 50% of the time trying to fix line spacing problems....

Thanks for any insight,

Gerold
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Re: Double Spacing in Callouts

Unread post by Tim Green » Mon May 03, 2021 7:56 am

Hi Gerold,

The key here is setting explicit values for the text parameters in Design > Customize Theme, instead of leaving them set to (Auto). Once you do that, you will find they become controllable.
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Ray Rippey
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Re: Double Spacing in Callouts

Unread post by Ray Rippey » Wed Jul 07, 2021 12:47 am

I was just going to inquire about this and here is the answer.. and it worked.

Thanks,

Ray

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