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Any control over placement of text background?

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The background color for text is positioned to work with ascenders and descenders, i.e. for mixed-case text. It looks great with mixed-case, but not for all-caps. I have some instances where I need to use all-caps text, and it looks off with a background color (because it is). (See attached picture.)

I've played with all of the various controls on Character and Paragraph, and I don't see anything that lets us control that. Is that the case, i.e. is there anyway to control the positioning of the background color (or the text within the background block)?

If not, I assume I'm going to have to turn off background color, draw another white rectangle and put the text on top of it. I'm just hoping to not have to do that much work for all the places I need to do this. :)


Samples of background color.jpg

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Simply selecting another font can change the background position area and coverage, the space you see its probably to accommodate underlines etc. If you want control over the background I would use rectangles.



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Usually I do a first empty line with small characters (to avoid a big paragraph mark ¶), and I adjust the leading of the second line to center the text.

This way, there's only one frame. 



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