I have a text frame in which I want to emphasize certain words by making reversing their colors (black on white background, in this case). I know that it's an option for an entire frame or a paragraph, but I can't seem to figure out how to set it for a single word.

That's what I'm aiming for:

That's pretty much what I'm aiming for


You can't really have a background color on a single word, but there is an easy workaround:

Simply use a Character Style to create a thick Underline. Here is an example:

If you want a left and right margin, I'm afraid you'll have to add a White Space before and after each highlighted word.

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