In CorelDraw 2018, the Text Properties docker has a nice character spacing control:
In CorelDraw 2019, it's absent in the Text docker:
There appears to some options in the Properties docker, but maybe has to be enabled by fonts themselves?
I can't find anything in the Text menu. I use this feature quite often, I'll be very annoyed if it's gone! (Resizing the text box definitely does not achieve the same result.)
Try clicking the drop-down arrow to expand that part of the Text docker.
Those controls are still present.
Don't I feel stupid now? I was sure I had thoroughly explored everything.
You could just have easily thought, "Why did they move that?!"
I have never liked the "rolled up by default" thing on all the dockers. I would prefer that the initial configuration had them all expanded. Let the user roll them up - if they wish - after seeing what's in them.
Thank you again Eskimo, I looked many times to find this option and it was so obvious. You are a credit to these forums.