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#24541 - 06/02/08 02:54 PM Spacing between characters in PSM for Windows.
Raphael Lalonde Lefebvre Offline
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The help file states that spacing between characters(also known as kerning) is only available on the Mac version of PSM, but the truth is that there is a way to make it work on the Windows version.

In Microsoft Word, if you have a word that has some spacing between characters, you can simply highlite it and copy-paste it into a text object in PSM, and the spacing will be kept! Furthermore, if you type this in word: "@myvariable@", add some spacing between characters, and then copy-paste that in PSM, it will become a variable, so it is possible to have variable data with spacing between characters!

Have fun with this little trick! smile

Raphaƫl

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#39197 - 04/13/12 09:36 AM Re: Spacing between characters in PSM for Windows. [Re: Raphael Lalonde Lefebvre]
Raphael Lalonde Lefebvre Offline
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It's worth noting that as of the latest version of PrintShop Mail 7, kerning has officially been implemented in the Windows version.

So I would recommend that any peoples that are still using version 6 and want to do kerning to consider upgrading to version 7, which has the feature built-in, and is therefore much more reliable than using copy-paste from Word.

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