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You cannot. "Use Typographers' Quotes" is a system-wide setting, not applicable to separate paragraph or character styles. And InDesign does not 'know' what code is and what is not, so it changes typed straight quotes to curly ones when the setting is on and not when it's off. That said: where does your text come from? If typing in InDesign: the Typo ...


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In illustrator do this (see footnotes for InDesign changes): Draw a line with the line tool Select the line and right click on it and choose Transform → Move... In the vertical slot type how much you ant each line separated. Then hit Copy. Hit ctrl + D† to make a third line (with equal spacing). Color the strokes and apply dashing in the ...


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Simply put the computer has no idea how big your screen is. 100% zoom does not really mean anything meaningful*. You can tell the computer how big your monitor actually is but this is a bit unreliable and has some side effects in other software. So simply the computer is showing how big the relative ruler is. There is also no guarantee that the printer is ...


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When you justify text rather than leaving it left-aligned, InDesign has only so many ways to adjust things so that the right margin lines up. By default, it does this by adjusting the spaces between words. In this case, you are using a very large point size in relation to the width of the line, which forces InDesign to make a wide space between the only two ...


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Object > Unlock All On Spread or ⌥+⌘+L for Mac or Ctrl+Alt+L on Windows (not tested, but should work) That unlocks every item on the page; including your object.


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I'd hazard a guess that in 99.5% of uses such as this those flourishes are not drawn or created. Rather they are decorative glyphs found in any number of fonts. Here's one such font: http://www.myfonts.com/search/fleurons/fonts/ Simply pick the glyph you want and set it like you would any type character. If you really want to draw your own, it simply ...


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I see a few choices: If you align the top of the headline and the top of the text, yes, short headlines will have white space under them. Cope. Bottom-align the headlines, so the white space is above the headline, which might look more attractive depending on the rest of your layout. Create a consistent space below the headline, and the text blocks do not ...


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Scott's correct, in that there is no need to convert the .ai files to any other format before placing in InDesign, but I would highly recommend foregoing Illustrator completely and building your image-heavy pages directly in the .indd. Assembly and simple compositing of the kind you can do in Illustrator are much faster (on the order of two to three times ...


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That border defines the InDesign page, and it's not configurable. When using InDesign to design web pages, though, you can use this to your advantage by defining a document size that represents a browser window rather than just the web page. Drag out or create (Layout > Create Guides) guides to define your page within that larger document page and build ...


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Just save Illustrator files as .ai and place the .ai files into InDesign. No need for other formats.


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Set up Character Styles or Paragraph Styles to handle this. Then when you need to update the font/size/leading/spacing/etc., go to the appropriate Character or Paragraph style and make the changes. Everything in your document using that Character or Paragraph Style will then be updated with your changes (assuming you're not overriding them locally - i.e. ...


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I'd have deleted preferences as a first step, which tends to solve most InDesign weirdnesses. Uninstalled/reinstalled next. The underlying problem (besides your colleague's tenacious adherence to the old Quark way of doing things) is that the install was somehow set to Arabic. You will have already set the language option in InDesign's [Basic Paragraph] ...


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Your section start will define the "1" of the "1 of X." You use the placeholder marker to give you the "1." The "X" itself is generated by a text variable: InDesign CS5: Placeholder for "number of pages in a document"? If you go to Type > Text variables > Insert variable, you will find "Last page Number." This gives you the last page ...


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This can be done in a very exact way using the Transform panel: Open the Transform panel (Window > Transform or Shift+F8); Lay out your two lines of text in the same font size and ensure that they align at their left side; Select the top line and read out its width (W) in the Transform Panel. Copy that value or write it down; Select the bottom line; Mark ...


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Darn. This ALMOST fixed my problem. But, in my case, I wanted to export the images with the same name as the originals (we rename with serial numbers for the merchandise images). They were exported with their original filenames (plus a suffix, but easy to deal with using a batch renamer). HOWEVER, The quality is considerably lower than just exporting as ...


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It may be that there is a column or page break character at the end of the text on page 147 that you provided. A quick way to check is to select the menu TYPE > SHOW HIDDEN CHARACTERS. This will show all of your spaces, hard and soft returns, and break characters.


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Some things to try: Is there an item with text wrap on the page? Do you have some kind of "Keep with Next" setting checked? If you copy this text to a brand new document, does it do the same thing? (Then you have a Page Return character somewhere.) If all else fails, copy this chunk of text to a text file (NOT Word or the like) to strip out formatting, ...


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if I understood you correctly then it is simple. All you need to do is create a text box that will hold the page number in you master page, it should have the static text written first "A-" for example and then the Current Page Number Marker. Let me know if you need further clarifications!


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Well, 2 diferent questions here. 1) You need to configure your export settings of the pdf. The pdf for printing probably has the images in 300 dpi, cmyk, and with zip compression or no compression at all. So you need to configure the export settings to rgb, jpg compression, and lets say 100 dpi on the images. The fonts must be embeded in the file, and ...


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Turns out I was looking in the wrong sections - it is there, under "Indents and spacing". Didn't think to look there the first couple of times, since it's not an indent or spacing - but thinking about it, it makes sense for it to be in the same place as Align to Grid and Alignment.


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Those specific ornaments are part of Bickham Script Pro, which either came with your copy of InDesign (if you have a perpetual license version) or can be installed from Typekit (if you're on Creative Cloud). Many OpenType typefaces include ornaments. To find them, use the Glyphs panel (Type > Glyphs) and use the dropdown selector to view "Ornaments" and ...


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Old thread, new solution Go to TYPE-->GLYPHS Ensure the Show drop down is set to Entire Font. Set the font to Symbol | Regular (for some reason this doesn't work on a standard type fram). In the symbols font, toward the end (just before the closed apple) You'll find the individual bracket elements. Adjust the indent, vertical scale and space after ...


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The problem is with iBooks reader (and just about all the PDF readers on iOS and Android other than Adobe Reader), which doesn't implement most of the interactivity in the PDF spec. To achieve the appearance as designed and retain all the interactive elements, export as Fixed Layout (FXL) ePub (requires InDesign CC 2014 November update). As far as viewing ...



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