Character style modifier

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Modifier summary

This modifier lets you change the appearance of your text. It is called character style modifier because it affects the way individual characters are rendered. This is a good way to change how your text is styled.

Aliases

Modifiers can be searched for using their aliases. Aliases for this modifier include "Font", "Bold", "Italic", "Underline", "Strikethrough", "Size", "Style" and "Color".

Related

See the Paragraph style modifier to adjust formatting for entire paragraphs, including text-alignment, wrapping, bullet style etc.

See the article on Static text formatting to see how you can style your text if you don't care about more advanced features available when using modifiers.

When to use it

You should use the character style modifier when you want to change the look and feel of your text in a consistent way. It is also a great tool if you want to dynamically style your text according to some criteria, e.g. to ensure that the first line of your text is automatically made bold. If you just want to make some quick, static changes to your text, consider whether you should use Static text formatting instead.

What can you change

Color

This setting lets you update the color of your text.

How automatic mode works

When the mode is set to automatic, the text color is selected by Grunt to make it as readable as possible. If your background is light, the text color will become dark. If your background is dark, the text color will become light.

Font

This is where you choose which font family (typeface), font size and text style you want to use. The latter lets you choose between normal, bold, italic and underlined text, in addition to text that is strikethrough.

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