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To fix your particular situation, I would simply save and import your .ai pages into your indesign document. (File -» Import). Make sure you check "Import options" to select all the artboards. That will keep your text and visuals crisp and vectorised. For the future, the generally desirable workflow is to use inDesign for all your text treatment and ...


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Depends on what the contract says. Typically the freelance designer owns the source files and will deliver you a finished version for you to use, example a PDF for print. If the designer works for the company then the company would own the source files. All this really depends on what the company and the freelance designer agreed to. If you're ...


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If the presentation needs to be done in Powerpoint, I wouldn't try to use a different platform. As you mentioned, your client might want to change things, so the format should be a popular and easy to edit one. Since re-usability seems to be an important point here, I would consider preparing a Powerpoint template for your client. A template contains ...


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That is a rule. In inDesign it is called a paragraph rule, and you can get to the configuration dialog via the paragraph palette drop-down menu, or via ctrl+alt+j/opt+cmd+j. You can also set rules in styles.


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As both softwares are vector based you could take advantage of those InDesign features and then export/copy the shapes to Illustrator. There's nothing similar in Illustrator to the feature you described. If it was me I would use Indesign to somehow create the base design and then copy the shape to Illustrator and proceed from there.


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Sorry, ID doesn't work that way; it's not like Photoshop. If you open the CS5 document in any later version of the program, it will convert it. You don't have the option to save an earlier InDesign file; you can only save as an IDML. If you don't want multiple documents, then either don't work on it in CS6, or save the IDML in CS5 immediately when you get ...


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It is likely that you are exporting an image that is very small and it is getting scaled up by the TV and therefore looks terrible. If the TV is HD (likely) then it is natively showing a 1920x1080 pixel image. So for best quality, you want to export a 1920x1080 image at 72 dpi (which means 1:1 pixel ratio — show 1 pixel of image in 1 pixel of TV screen.) ...


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@zachzurn... I actually came across this write up and it might be exactly what you are looking for. https://indesignsecrets.com/outlining-fonts-the-2016-edition.php


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I think it is not possible to select all stories at once with the UI. You will have to iterate through all paragraphs in all textframes in all stories or the selected story. Should be something like (not tested): edit: remove textframes as suggested by Jongware for (var s = 0; app.documents[0].stories.length; s++) { for (var p = 0; p < ...


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You can also do this in Illustrator. You just make one business card and write a script that changes the name and exports out a printable copy, then changes the name to the next one on the list and exports out a printable copy, and so on. The advantage is you don’t have to make 50 pages in InDesign, and this would also scale to 10,000 names if you like. ...


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Adobe InDesign is not meant for creating reliable imposed PDF files. I always hate when I see an answer like "Why would you want to do that?" ... now I am guilty of asking it. For the last 5 years or so, there is no professional printer asking to deliver the imposition. Please check this link, where you will see even the staff of Adobe passing the ...


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Answering my own question because I have finally (finally!!!) figured it out. You are supposed to use section prefixes, not section markers. To mark page 2-1, for instance, put 2- in the prefix box and make sure "Include Prefix When Numbering Pages" is checked.


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NVM....just saw the "ignore text wrap" checkbox on the text frame options! Problem solved. Open the Text Frame Options menu: Check this box:


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Thanks @jongware, that did it. In case someone else finds this thread in the future, here's what I did: Clicked the first page in my doc Went to Main Menu Layout > Numbering & Section options Under Page Numbering, choose 01,02,03 etc. from the dropdown


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My first guess would be to check your display settings: Display settings have no effect on the final output of your document, they merely control how detailed your images are displayed in-program.


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InDesign's color picker is not easy to select colors along a light-to-dark scale. Possibly because this is a separate functionality in the 'color' panel found in window > color > color. I find that so frustrating that I just use Adobe Kuler for everything and bypass the color picker entirely. Kuler is an extension enabled in window > extensions > Kuler.


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I'm not certain if you're asking if there's a way to replace automatically links that have new file names or update all links without doing it manually. So these are probably very simple ways you already know. Unfortunately I don't know any script or plugin that can replace different files with different names. To update all links that are in the same ...


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Updated Answer: The problem is that using a paragraph break for every new line means that every line is a paragraph and using GREP paragraph styles you can only target a single paragraph. Theres no way to tell if you are on the first line because every line is the first line. The only way to get around that would be to test if the paragraph before is ...


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There are two other ways that this could be solved. 1. Baseline shift / Underline Keeping all the elements in one cell as shown below: As you can see, the 1 fr is normal text followed by a spacer (here I used N-space). To create the space I applied a right indent tab after the N-space which will indent the text to the far right and everything you write ...



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