Baseline

Baseline

is a symbol that represents the baseline for purposes of alignment and positioning.

Details

  • The baseline of a font character is typically the bottom of the character, excluding any descenders.

Examples

Basic Examples  (3)

Align the contents of a grid by their baseline:

Align the baseline of the second row of a grid with the baseline of the surrounding text:

Align the baseline of text with the center of the enclosing graphic:

Introduced in 1996
 (3.0)