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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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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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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 it's anchored text. However, you'd have to take care with the initial placement.


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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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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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The solution to this issue of poor quality pdf work samples on my LinkedIn profile page, was to set up a Behance portfolio with the same images and then (from the LinkedIn profile page) import the Behance project links. Working in this way, the quality of the images is fine.


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First you gotta make sure, that you at least have the Adobe PDF 1.4 (Acrobat 5.0) Standard. Lower than that won't support transparency. Otherwise export a PDF/X-1a Standard. This will flatten your Images before Export. REMEMBER that if you flatten your Images and safe the File, you can't change it back!!! Also you can edit your Flattening-Options in the ...


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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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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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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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Create a new document that is 30" x 40" Open the original document Select everything on the page (Ctl/Cmd-A) and copy (Ctl/Cmd-C) Switch to the new document and paste (Ctl/Cmd-V). Everything will be selected at this point, and the artwork will be centered on the new page. Don't click anywhere on the document or you'll deselect all of some of the objects. ...


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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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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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Data Merge works only with document pages. When you put a field on a Master Page, you get the result you're seeing. The Master Page should contain only elements that don't change (background images, static text, and so on). Your document page is where you place the fields that InDesign will populate with data from the merge.


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From CS 5.5, export your layout as an EPS, then run it through Illustrator or Photoshop. That will preserve the transparent background.


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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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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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Go to Ctrl+B or right click on the box for Text Frame Options - it's likely you have 'Balance Columns' checked - which may be causing your issue. 1) Select the content box and right click for 'Text Frame Options' or hit Ctrl+B 2) In Text Frame Options, check or uncheck 'Balance Columns' as required Screen shots show columns both unbalanced and balanced. ...


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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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InDesign is not meant for saving images. InDesign is used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books. Not for saving images. If you have access to photoshop or Illustrator, I would recommend that you use one fo those two products to save your PNG files.


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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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Apex gave a valid option to get around this. IN CASE YOU HAVE ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR: What I would do is to export a PDF and then place it in illustrator into an Artboard the same size, then if you try and print from illustrator you will realize that you can span the preview window to chose which part you want to print.


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You could try "printing" the tiled document from InDesign to a PDF file, then you'll have a PDF file with multiple pages, and you can choose whichever you want to actually print, and send that one to the printer. NOTE: "Printing" to a PDF file can mess with your colors a little see this answer.


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Illustrator has a funny way of always overprinting white. According to the developers this is necessary in order to ensure gradients and other objects containing white separate properly. Things have improved the last couple versions where this is concerned, but CS6 was still a version with some unexpected white overprinting issues. To be honest, I don't ...


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If possible, I would always "outline" the text. By doing that, you know your design will be printed correctly. If you don't, you may get a surprise back. Nice design messed up by a wrong type face. Horrible.


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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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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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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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If you know what items are from the master page, you can Ctrl/Option+Shift+click them to 'jump' them, releasing them from the master page (creating a so-called 'local override'). That way, you can copy them along with the regular items. You might want to create a 2-step process: first, copy all regular items to your new document, then remove those from the ...


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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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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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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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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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You will experience this issue if the images have been resized within their document frames. When dragging the images out after placing (with cmd/ctl-D) or placing them into an already created frame, the image can get blown up larger than their original resolution. One way to check the actual resolution of the images in comparison to your document is to ...


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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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With no documents open, change the default paragraph style and language to your preference, then close InDesign. When you next open it, those settings will be the defaults. (If you make these changes while a document is open, those will be the settings for that document only. In order to make them global and permanent, you have to change the settings with no ...


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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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When you start to work with a new tool, it's always worth taking the time to learn to use it as itself. It's tempting to try to bring the workflow you're familiar with from Photoshop into your expanded repertoire, but you'll end up fighting InDesign instead of working with it. In this case, however, InDesign has a feature that's designed for working with ...


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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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What you need is something similar to 'Layer Comps To Files' under the File menu. Here a link to thread on saving Group Layers out as their own PSD. This one is about the same but for PDF and JPG. If you need more reference Google 'Photoshop export folders (or Layers) to files' should get you in the right direction. Sorry, I can't help you more. I don't ...


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These may not be what your looking for, but what if you save the file as an EPS WITH the option checked "use artboards". This should save out every artboard as a separate file AND save you a 'Master' EPS. Note: when the files are save out they are Label as such: fileName_Artboard Name Then in InDesign you just import each icon as separate file. Note: ...


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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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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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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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