Set all other attributes of the character style to As Is. This is
easiest to do when the cursor is not in a text frame.


On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 8:44 PM,  <Syed.Hosain at> wrote:
> Hi, all.
> I have a Character tag called "Emphasis" that does the obvious thing for
> words/letters in "Body" paragraphs ... the default body font is Palatino
> Linotype and the Emphasis tag changes it to Italic!
> I have another Paragraph called "Note" that uses Italicized text to
> begin with (still in Palatino Linotype). For these, I have another
> Character tag called "EmpBody" that is Regular Palatino Linotype and I
> manually use where I need it.
> So far, so good! But ... the problem arises when I change a paragraph
> from "Body" to "Note", I have to run around and find all the "Emphasis"
> text and change it to "EmpBody". Sigh ...
> My question: is there any way in FM8 to define *ONE* Character format
> called "Emphasis" such that it makes the emphasized text be Italic when
> the underlying default font is Regular, and vice-versa? Then I could use
> a single Character format and not worry about this issue after making
> this kind of paragraph change!
> Z
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