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Displaying special characters in the Multi-Channel Text Editor of Content Station 9

Displaying special characters in the Multi-Channel Text Editor of Content Station 9

The content of an InCopy article can contain more than just regular text: it can also contain tables, inline notes, footnotes and so on.

The text itself also consists more than just letters and numbers: it also contains spaces, paragraph breaks and so on.

In the Multi-Channel Text Editor of Content Station, this is displayed as follows:

  • Typography characters are displayed in blue.

Examples:

Space character Space

Paragraph break character Paragraph break

The Tab character Tab 1

1 Available in Content Station 9.5.1 and higher.

  • Inserted objects and unknown content is displayed in red.

Examples:

table

inline note

unknown character. These are all characters that Content Station is not able to display. They include:

  • Footnotes
  • Auto page numbers
  • Right-indent tabs
  • Indent tabs

Showing and hiding hidden characters

To show or hide these characters, do the following:

Choose View > Hidden Characters

This option displays or hides all hidden characters except inserted notes. To also display or hide these, do the following:

Choose View > Notes

Reference Materials

Content Station 9 documentation

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