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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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I figured it out, so I am sharing... First turn off "Allow Document Pages to Shuffle", and add as many pages together as you want (they will be aligning horizontally). Then go to the Page Tool and on the panel on top where there are some setting for this tool, click on "Objects Move with Pages" then drag the pages. It behaves like the artboards in ...


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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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For any print, regardless of format, the optimal legbility is around font size 11pt, with ~15pt leading and ~60 characters per line (including spaces). These are of course dependent upon your target audience and other factors (like Ryan mentions). An example would be a publication aimed at seniors: they will prefer a slightly bigger font. Of course, als ...


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The recommended sizes for print are 10-12pt however this is dependent on the typeface being used also as the structure (cap height, x-height, etc. (if you want more information on that this is a nice starting point) varies from typeface to typeface. For the body 11pt is typically a good size but you must remember to keep your audience at the front of your ...


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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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You can assign an individual Paragraph Style for each line/placeholder (Phone, Mobile, E-Mail) in which you define the Bullets and Numbering as the associated Character (T, M, E). Make sure to Remove Blank Lines for Empty Fields when merging the document, so the empty cell wont result in an empty paragraph. This way the prefixes shouldn't show.


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Alright here we go: Check the export Tags Panel Then go ahead and Export HTML, then open the idGeneratedStyles.css file in your preferred editor: For the second part of your question one possible solution would be to make a Master Stylesheet using XML and import it into the different parts of your book. Though if you did the Master Stylesheet ...


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It's my experience and understanding that each page in Indesign is it's own object. I know of no feature or tool which allows you to select elements across pages. Selection is restricted to the current page or spread only. If you think about it, this makes sense because it would be exceptionally rare that one would need to select elements on more than one ...


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(this is essentially a long structured comment) All of the software you mention can do this. It depends a bit on the situation. Its quite clear that if you are laying the images for print then InDesign and Illustrator are the tools for the job. You might need to adjust each individual picture in photoshop, however. Laying out for non print context I would ...


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Use a Compound Path. Create your rectangles. (I suggest clicking and dragging the Rectangle Frame Tool to the desired area, and without letting go of the mouse, use the Up/Down and Left/Right arrows on your keyboard until you get the desired grid of rectangles. The gutter between the rectangles can be adjusted under Layout > Margins and Columns before you ...


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The short answer here is, "Don't do that." There are three reasons why: Extract Assets is designed and intended as part of a web workflow. It is not actually useful for print. PNG is not a print format. It was created for the web and remains a terrific on-screen image format, but there are far better formats for print. A layered PSD can be placed directly ...


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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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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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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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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 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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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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Well first you gotta make sure that its a 24 bit PNG. In order to do that you can just name the layer that you want to make the asset of like this: assetname.png24 But in general i gotta say that PNG is primarily a web-format. Of course i don't know what you are trying to accomplish, but since there is better options to make webgraphics than InDesign ...


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Have you tried changing the import options? Check Show import options in the Place file dialog before importing. Maybe Use transparency information is disabled.


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I’ve found there is a way using para and character styles though this means creating as many as there are lines you want indented. I typed in a guillemot (at the start of a two-line paragraph followed by an indent to here character. I then used a negative base-line shift to centre the guillemot on the two lines. I made this into a character style calling it ...


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Hopefully not too simplistic an response but start with a condensed font that you can get a more than adequate number of characters in a single line. Something like Univers Condensed (57) or Ultra Condensed (59/49) perhaps? If you're proficient in Excel, you could always add another column and split some of the data into two cells/fields, if it lends itself ...


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I think you have two text anchors there, as the hidden character for a single text anchor is a floating colon.


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Perhaps ironically, that happens automatically if you insert a variable in a text frame (because a variable is really just a single hidden character under the hood). Things don't work that way with merged data. From your question, it sounds like you're getting overset text after a data merge and you want to solve this by reducing the point size of the text ...


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One solution would be to prepare all your rectangles and to import your image in one of them. Double click ont he image so you can place it where you want (or maintain click on the double circle one the center of the placeholder) to cover all the rectangles. Once it's well placed, double click on this rectange to select the image and cmd+c (copy). Then go ...


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These lines come about because of flattened transparency effects in the PDF and the method used by the PDF reader to render them on a low-resolution device like a monitor. "Transparency" includes any kind of glow or shadow effect, any blend mode other than Normal and any opacity other than 100%. Any legacy PDF format based on Postscript, such as PDF/X-1a, ...


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I figured out a solution. I can move the text if I convert it to outline. Select text Type > Create Outlines or hit Shift+Cmd+O Is there a better way of doing it?


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The first thing you would do is set up a master page specifically for your chapter title page, and drag out a Primary Text Frame. In the Text Frame Options, select the Baseline Options tab. Check Use Custom Baseline and set the Start option to the position at which you want your paragraph text to start. Leave Relative To set to "Top Inset" and make sure ...


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The problem is that "tutorial" does not really address setting up spot colors in Photoshop. In fact, it's completely inaccurate for production. You can't simply pick a spot color and use it on a layer. It's not that simple. That's just not how Photoshop works with Spot colors. The writer of that article should be flogged with a wet noodle repeatedly. In ...


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Those kind of artifacts can appear depending of the version of your PDF export. I already had the problem : - Recent version of PDF (PDF1.4+) display fine on screen but squares around transparent background images when you print it. - Older version display little white lines around elements of the page on screen but they are invisible on print. My advice ...



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