Applies to:
QuarkXPress 2016,
All Mac, All Windows

Why to use OpenType stylistic sets

Some OpenType fonts with numerous alternate characters organize these alternates into stylistic sets. This eliminates the time-consuming task of selecting each alternate character individually to find which ones look best with which others.Stylistic sets are designed to allow you to apply various effects to words: alternate glyphs to give words more animation or a less formal appearance, and to lend more visual interest to text. Stylistic Sets allow you to transform a complete body of text with predefined alternate groupings.

How to apply
Stylistic sets can be applied through character style sheets, locally through the Measurements palette, and inserted using the Glyphs palette. Stylistic sets allow a user to apply OpenType transformations on text in mixed colors,opacity and shades.