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The same way you'd export any print-destined file. Export as single page, PDF/X-1a with bleeds and marks. Be aware, you really want large inner margins for any type of spiral or comb binding. And spanning images across the gutter may result in misaligned images. It's generally not a great idea to span across the gutter when spiral or comb binding.


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That's not something you can do with regular paragraphs of arbitrary length, but it's easily done using a two-column table. Set up the table so that the text offset top and bottom is exactly half your normal paragraph spacing. The right column will contain your text. The left column will the Paragraph Style for your guillemet, with the cell style set to ...


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Text Variables can be used. Type > Text Variables > Define. Then name it, I used Issue Number to go with your question and whatever text you want. Then just for example I created two text boxes and did Type > Variable > Insert > Issue Number Now when I want to update I just edit that variable Didn't screenshot but hit edit, changed it to Issue 02 ...


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It is because somewhere there is a font which is not licensed to embed in PDFs, just as the warning states. The PDF will look fine if the font is installed on the system. Therefore it will look okay on your system. However, any system which does not contain the font may not render that particular font properly.


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In addition to Scott's answer, you can circumvent this issue by converting all type in the offending font into outlines: Type > Create Outlines. This will markedly increase your .pdf file size if you're using the font a lot (for say, body text). This way, you don't have to embed any of the info in the font file--all your letters are shapes after all. Be ...


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These are font cache files used by Adobe applications. They are not fonts. These files are not meant to be opened and explored. In fact, they can freely be deleted whenever needed and the applications will regenerate them as necessary. In many cases, if font's fail to appear in applications trashing all AdobeFnt*.lst files may help.


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For most commercial printing you should simply export to PDF/X-1a format as single pages with marks and bleeds. If you are uncertain of PDF configuration for your print provider, you need to ask your provider how they want PDFs configured.


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If you are sending the PDF to a print service provider, it's always best to check with them to find what format they prefer. That said, PDF-X/1a is the safest PDF format for general-purpose printing, and you are unlikely to come across a print shop that can't use it. If your booklet includes bleed, you must turn that on in the PDF dialog (under "Marks and ...


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InDesign is a great tool for creating presentations in Acrobat, and it's used that way quite a bit. Page transitions are baked right in (when you export to Interactive PDF). The kind of transition you're asking about are done easily enough just by setting up consecutive pages and transitioning from one to the other. To the viewer, the items will simply ...


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I'm not entirely sure it will work as intended, but you could try to give the image a text wrap. Select it, and find the Text Wrap palette through Window > Text Wrap or Alt+Ctrl/Option+W. Click the second icon 'wrap around bounding box'. That way, the image will not tolerate any text on top of it, pushing any text that would come under or over it to lower ...


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The easiest solution is to delete what you don't want, then save as a New Document. You can also choose Override all Master Page Items from the flyout menu on the Pages Panel. This will place the master items on the (highlighted/selected) page and unlink them from the Master Page(s). Another possibility..... You can actually drag pages between InDesign ...


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You could technically use Paint if you wanted to produce the book cover so there shouldn't be a problem with using Gimp. However, your question is very confusing on what your intended goal is so I will answer it in regards to going the digital route. If you are producing a cover for a platform to be used as a thumbnail, such as iTunes, there are ...


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This should work. When you create a new PSD file, select 'Transparent' in the 'Background Contents' field in the new file dialog box. Then save as a psd. Also, in InDesign, are you copying and pasting it from Photoshop? That would create a background color. Within InDesign you would need to 'Place' (File > Place) the psd file in the InDesign file.


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You can not accomplish your "desired" image with a single text box due to the text flowing vertical, then to the second column. With a single text frame the only possibility is the "current" image. You could accomplish your desired flow by using two text boxes and anchoring the text box for your internal headline to the column text, with the appropriate ...


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Assuming each item is a separate text box, you use the text tool to link them in that order manually at the text outflow and inflow boxes.


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There is so many methods that reduce your PDF make sure you follow one of it or you may need "in some cases" to follow all of them. some when you export from indesign and some in Acrobat itself as a post production process. you can reduce the PDF by one of the following method. RGB color mode is less in size than CMYK images embeded in the document may be ...


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Using Text Variables, you cannot get the built-in type "File Name" to show only part of the actual file name; it's all or nothing. You can create a "Custom Text" variable and assign it anything you want, but you have to remember to update it with the job number part of the filename. Only the latter can be automated with a Javascript, and so you still need to ...


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You need to apply a paragraph style in InDesign. They are not in Window but the panel is located in Type. Shortcut cmd+F11: Create the paragraph style, double click, go to Indents and Spacing: Add your desired indent in the First Line Indent: Taking it a little further. You could unpack the ePub and navigate to your CSS and build a class and ...


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You could create outlines of the Guillemet, converting it to art rather than type, then use bulleted lists with an anchored art object. And anchor it to the first line of the text. This will allow the guillemet to travel with its anchored text. However, you'd have to take care with the initial placement.


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There's an option to link an element to specific text. Anchored objects are items, such as images or text boxes, that are attached—or anchored—to specific text. The anchored object travels with the text containing the anchor as the text reflows. Use anchored objects for all objects that you want associated with a particular line or block of text, ...


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You might have printed/exported as spreads which would be 2 pages per sheet. Check your Print Settings. I think there is a checkbox in the Print dialog as well. Good Luck.


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unfortunately there is no implemented option in indesign to do this. the only way to solve the problem is this script. hope it helps!


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Short and simple: ^[^:]+:? which means "everything from the start that is not a colon, optionally followed by a colon". "Everything from the start" -- the ^ -- needs to be specified because otherwise the GREP style will be applied from the start of a paragraph up to the first colon, and then again from that colon up to the next colon; and then again and ...


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I would cheat and put the text into a table. ID tables are surprisingly useful for certain kinds of layouts where you need to force things to align.


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On both frames, you will use the Text Frame Options dialog (Object > Text Frame Options... and its Auto-Size tab. For the quotes frame, set Auto-Sizing to Height Only and choose the top center anchor in the proxy. This will cause the frame to auto-size only in a downward direction. For the body frame, do the same but choose the bottom anchor in the ...


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Simply ensure you are checking the Transparent Background box when exporting. If you're doing this and not getting transparency, then the lack of transparency is due to your file set up, not the export.


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While Vincent's answer is correct if this image were to be on a single page to be placed inside a text block I think you're going to run into issues on the export because you will have to export the ePub as a fixed layout to get this to work as a spread on a device. Since you will run into complications with the text and the image I would use what's ...


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Most publishers (print) want artwork in CMYK and in a PDF file. If you can manage that for your final product, you probably can use Gimp. I would make sure you have all the details from the publsihing company. They usually provide templates with the layout (places for the ISBN and bar codes, spine width, etc.). The author will need to submit the book to ...


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Thanks to Scott's comment, I went back and re-checked, and found that when importing, in the file prompt, there's a checkbox option labeled "Show import options" where you'll find something similar to photoshop's PDF import prompt. What fixed my problem was "Support"(Sorry, my Adobe CC is French but the english equivalent is "Media" which is referring to the ...


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From your question and comments, I would strongly recommend signing up for a free trial week on Lynda.com and going through David Blatner's "InDesign Essentials" title and a couple of more advanced ones. He did two titles, at least, for CS5.5. Apply your OCDness to defining terminology. If you don't know what a pica is, or any other term you come across, ...



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