I'm trying to adjust the spacing of my outline(shadow) text.

This is what I did:

{ Select Inner White of one of the Letters EDIT, COPY. EDIT, PASTE IN BACK. Hold SHIFT Key and ARROW DOWN and ARROW RIGHT }

But, when I go to move the text. The first click moves it much further than desired.
I tried manually moving it, but my hands aren't that steady and makes it worse.

Is there a way to lessen the amount that's set by default?

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From the menu... Illustrator > Preferences > General and reduce the Keyboard increment amount. I set mine at 0.25pts so that every tap of the arrow keys is .25pts, but you can go as low as 0.01pts.

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