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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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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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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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Don't try to match generic XML with regexp. It will not work in many cases, use a XML parser instead and export the result. See: Why it's not possible to use regex to parse HTML/XML: a formal explanation in layman's terms, especially the second answer. In any case the grep style does not allow matches over paragraph boundaries because its not a multi ...


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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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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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If you're using CC-2014 I would suggest setting the InDesign document up as print (A4 document setup): after completing your designs I would go to File > Export (cmd+E) and choose a format of Adobe PDF (Interactive): then you will be prompted for the settings: There are some tutorials on how to create an interactive PDF but you could edit the ...


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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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This isn't what Object Styles do, but it is what Master Pages are for. Since the text frame will be in the same place in each page, set it up as a Primary Text Frame on the master page. The resulting text frames will be threaded automatically in the document. You can also set a blank graphic frame on the master page. On document pages, Ctl-Shift-click to ...


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Fit Text To Frame: not that I know of. There are hotkeys to increase/decrease font size, and you can also click in the Point Size edit control and use the arrow keys to increase and decrease. You can drag horizontal and vertical guides out of the rulers at the top and left (if you don't have these, check the View window). Use the arrow keys to move by small ...


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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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A more-or-less hidden quirk of InDesign (and all Adobe applications) is that it considers 1 pixel == 1 point. If you export directly to PDF, you'll get a print document that is 1600 points x 900 points. You can set up an alternate layout that has the page size you need (either within the same document or separately) with all content linked back to your ...


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Your problem is that the multi-line item isn't one paragraph as far as InDesign is concerned. It's 5 paragraphs. Replace the paragraph returns with forced line breaks (Shift-Enter) and it will work as expected.



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