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You have two problems with this. One is getting the header and footer copy into the text you are importing. You can do this if you save the .doc as plain text (.txt), although it will strip out the formatting and you'll lose any images. The other is that InDesign doesn't know where to put the header and footer. You have to create text boxes for header text ...


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I'm unable to reproduce this difference after trying with a number of layouts that include transparency effects and various kinds of linked vector and raster images. Three possible troubleshooting approaches: If your document includes any linked EPS files, convert them to AI files and relink. Export the document to IDML and create a fresh document from ...


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I'm not really sure what you're asking, because your question doesn't make much sense to me. I believe that you are asking how to split one image across two pages? If so, ensure that when you make your new document you select "Facing Pages" Then, when you insert your image, simply make it cover the two facing pages. Below is a screen shot from ...


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I think Alan is right in relation to your problem but doesn't your printer do the impositioning for you? You should get them to. It'll mean you'll get the right layout with any creep allowances and it will be ripped straight from your clean PDF with less possible issues.


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Ginolin, I might have the answer for you. There are a couple of steps but what you're wanting can be achieved in InDesign. Be aware that it does bloat your files though (all image no vector). STEP 1 In InDesign, go to Edit > Transparency Flattener Presets Create a new preset and move the Vector/Raster Balance slider all the way to Raster Change both ...


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Here's a rule you should never break: Professional print projects should not be viewed in, or printed to, non-Adobe PDF engines. The problem you're running into is a common one, caused by the fact that your PDF "printer" engine (FoxIt, in this case) doesn't implement the full PDF specification. Instead, it contains a subset that covers the most common ...


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When generating a PDF for print production you should first use the PDF/X-1a setting. "High Quality Print" is okay, but PDF/X-1a is much better. It ensures the PDF will meet standard requirements for press in terms of color, flattening, etc. It is also important to always select the Crop Marks option unless you're asked not to specifically. Crop marks tell ...


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Turns out that it was working, but character styles were overriding paragraph styles. :( FWIW, joojaa is right that the < and > don't need to be escaped, and his regex is probably a lot more robust.


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It's certainly possible, and I'm not able to find a problem with it in any of the current versions (CS6, CC, CC 2014) of InDesign. There were some issues with cross-references that spanned documents using the Book feature, but I believe they were fixed somewhere between CS4 and CS5. Do make sure that your text anchors don't overlap (each should be a ...


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These screenshots are from InDesign CC, but should be similar to your version of InDesign. Please start with the pages flowing the default way InDesign sets them (first page is page number 1). The triangle above the first page indicates that a section starts there. Next, select pages 2-3 by shift-clicking them individually. Then, right-click that spread, ...


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The solution is strange but works: Create the anchor text reference. It will be shown as an empty box []. In the Hyperlinks menu, look for this new link which will be shown as an empty field at the end of the list. Follow the link with the arrow symbol --> This will take you to the referenced document. Create now the new hyperlink and save document. Go ...


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Its not a good idea to parse HTML with regular expressions (GREP). ;( Why are you esscaping the < and > chars? they should have no specific meaning in regular expressions. Try <(.*?)> or even better <([^<>]*)>. But that matches the entire thing tough it has a matching group, you can use it to replace, but it does not alter the ...


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You are looking for a version backup. I'm looking for the same thing. Similar to what web designers use. I came across this script: http://www.indesign-faq.de/en/save-with-backup It does what I'm looking for but - you need to force the script to run. What I want is something that will automatically produce a back up file when I save the document. ... its ...


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You can't do this easily from within InDesign, but there is a simple workaround: Export the InDesign file to IDML, which is simply an XML file where everything is in plain text. Load the file into a good text editor, and run Search/Replace on the terms you need to change. Open the updated IDML file in InDesign, which will give you a fresh InDesign file ...


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Marc Autret's IndexMatic is still the king of the hill for InDesign indexing: To index singular and plural forms—or other variants—under the same heading, the best way is to extend the original words to regular expressions. Here is the most common example, including the letter 's' at the end of the word: /cats?/ => cat which can be also ...


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You can't really get there in one step. Although InDesign could strip out the unwanted line breaks using a grep find/replace in some cases, that won't work at all for Ps or Ai. The smoothest way to accomplish this is to export the PDF from Acrobat to Word, plain text or even Rich Text, or to use a converter like TextSoap (as Lauren recommends) or PDF2ID, ...


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Your problem probably lies with the fact that Corel Draw only allows CMYK formats and InDesign uses both RGB and CMYK. When you export a file in a CMYK format and view it on a screen which is essentially an RGB screen everything looks dull or washed out. If you're exporting the PDF to print, you shouldn't worry about the colors you see there, but if ...


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[How] can I be sure that this PDF generated from InDesign will print to paper as it is shown on screen in PDF ? You can't. There at least a dozen variables in the path from screen to press. You can not control all of them and it's entirely possible ones you can control are incorrect. You have to calibrate everything - monitors, scanners - use proper ...


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Word documents are good for printing hard-copies from your desk. But if you're looking to get any of your marketing collateral or a serious piece of work published, then you'd need a software like Indesign. There are several advantages to typesetting your professional brochures, whitepapers, leaflets and ebooks on Indesign. Even while looking similar, ...


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I'm fairly certain it's not a feature in Indesign. Not sure if you were after something exactly like this, but I coded it anyways: Just save it in the indesign script folder as "Master Page Numbers.jsx" and run it with a document open. When you press check, it'll give you a list of page numbers where the selected master is applied. // ...


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Books for electronic devices are typically sold with reflowable text. I suggest you look into how to build an ePub. I suggest this because your are not allowed to sell or offer PDF format on iBooks Since you have mentioned possible building for android I would advise reflowable and not fixed. Fixed layout ebooks are developed based on the devices ...


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http://rj-graffix.com/software/plugins.html#proofblock proofing block or masthead software 3rd party plugins


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if you are trying to save a psd file with spot colors you will have to create them in a channel and then save the file as a dcs format to be able to transfer the color info to other programs such as indesign or quarkXpress or illustrator


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design however you want then when you save the file as a pdf you select the output which you will then select destination for printing and choose grey scale. end of the issue and you still have your color version for printing in other formats.


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You need to: start w/ a .pdf which has the characters encoded using Unicode (check document properties) have the font in InDesign set to one which has those characters at the same Unicode slots Then it'll ``just work''.


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You should be able to use the "starting number" option on each bullet if you don't want them in numerical order. Make sure only the line you want to change is selected. If you have all the lines selected, they will all display your "starting number"


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Yes, one can move/copy pages from one document to another. Open both documents Open the Pages palette select the pages you want to copy right/control-click on the selected Pages and select Move Pages... change Move to:'s pop-up menu to the desired destination, set the Destination: as needed OK Repeat once for each document (no drag-drop) and you can have ...


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The industrial strength solution for such an application would be preparing a Button form field with just icon, no interactivity, no action etc. Then you would use a product like FDFMerge by Appligent to merge the base document with the logo image, and set the flattening option. There are also libraries providing server-side filling of images, such as ...


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This is a bit technical answer based of my understanding PDF format [1], and experience with hand crafting my own PDF files. PDF as a format is designed to be self contained. That is PDF lives under that assumption that you can craft a PDF file with your existing processes. The Predecessor of PDF, PostScript, however has these functions. PDF is in many ...


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Correct me if I'm wrong, but pretty sure this isn't possible in PS. If you're working with that much type that you need to use many text boxes, ideally it should be done in InDesign or Illustrator.


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I'm going to second Suitcase Fusion (which is also available for Windows now). A lot has already been said so I'll just say that I've never had any problems running it alongside InDesign. I forget it's even there sometimes (as these days I tend to stick to a few sets of fonts that I always have active). Yes it's an extra program layer, but Adobe would never ...


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The most direct way to handle this is to Find/Replace any instance of the Bold+Italic Character Style in the List of Figures Paragraph Style with your Italic-only Character Style. In generating any TOC, InDesign passes through unchanged anything that is not exactly as defined in the target Paragraph Style. Thus if you have a 24 pt chapter title that ...


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I would strongly recommend changing the .docx file to .zip, opening that up and copying everything from the images folder into a separate images folder with your .indd document. That will a) let you access the not-messed-with-by-Word originals, and b) let you use Bridge or your OS navigator to select and place them. This just makes things a lot cleaner. ...


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I also require this functionality but can confirm Will's answer that there does not seem to be any automated solution. I reference 3 paragraph styles from the front cover of reports as separate Running Headers in order to automatically populate a pre-styled 'Footer' master page. This works fine if the text being referenced is NOT in a master page itself, ...


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The best option I've found is to copy and paste from Indesign to PS (normally a whole layer at a time). This converts the layer to a smart vector object which can be edited from PS through Illustrator. If you are on Mac there is a very good script out there that automates this (I think it's called PageToPSLayersV3) I normally have a layer for say Top Nav, ...


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um... I would HOPE the developer is using it as a reference point and plans to code what you have designed. I would request clarification on this and you could provide a .pdf file of the website as a reference. If they are trying to slice the file for a website that is a bad idea.. You could always extract the site in an .xml file from InDesign or even ...


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Click, hold, and drag the ruler origin (top left corner where they meet) to move the 0s. You can place the ruler at the center of the spread and measure from there.


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InDesign's Paragraph Styles are a text attribute, not a frame attribute, so the applied Paragraph Style dominates. Even if you specify different Object Styles for different frames, and set different Paragraph Styles for each, it's the last Paragraph Style of the first threaded frame that takes precedence. Think this through, and you'll see the logic. You ...


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Font managers like the two Chris mentions are really the key to this problem. They come with their own quirks and problems, but they do help. TypeDNA is an inexpensive tool ($50 for a license for two machines). It allows you to deactivate any fonts that aren't required by the system, browse your library, make groups of fonts and activate fonts permanently ...



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