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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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i think it is not possible with pre-installed software on both OS: Mac OS X and MS Windows, but with a third party application like: Suitcase (Win) / Suitcase Fusion (Mac) Font Explorer X there are more Applications, auto on/off fonts is possible with, can be found on the web …


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If you are wanting to do this automatically and have InDesign CS6+ the only alternative is to create a script to achieve what you want. If you're on a Mac you could always use AppleScript to record what you're doing and modify it accordingly to apply to every object in your project. So this would extend further on Marcoslhc's answer. If you're not on ...


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I'm not aware of a function specifically for that, but if you right click the text layer and convert the paragraph text to point text then back again it will get the job done.


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As I know there is no software that natively supports hexa-color space (e.g. CMYKOG by Pantone or one you mentioned). You can take this advantage manually via multichannel mode in Photoshop. But it is really tricky and requires constant color separation and tests. As for desktop printers which use 6 colors. This printers have own color separation and RIP ...


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in short, NO. But you can experiment with save a version, you might even assign a shortcut so you can access it very fast through the keyboard. Or try to backup the temp files folder. Located on Mac OS X: Users/[User Name]/ Library/Cache/Adobe InDesign/Version[#.0]/ InDesign Recovery But the best way to protect your work is to save often and make backups!


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No you must moving the elements, maybe with group all together moving is quick enough … other solution may be: create a new document with a empty box place it where u want it to have the space left, load the Indesign or Pdf file/pages and make the Pdf for printing.


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The key is the “Show Import Options” checkbox in the place dialog screen. Go File => Place (or use your keyboard shortcut if you prefer) and look at the screen that comes up. Now browse to your multi-page (here shown for a PDF File works for InDesign Files too) and click OK. Instead of going directly back to your document to place the file, InDesign ...


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I usually adjust for ink limits at the same time I convert my images to cmyk as part of my colour correcting workflow. I use the Info panel and with one of the read outs to total ink. Then when I am adjusting my colour curves or levels I can watch for total ink coverage. I also forget to do this a lot, and catch my mistakes in acrobat or InDesign and have ...


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Here's what's happening under the hood: regardless of the fact that you have a pixel-based document, InDesign can only work with it as if it were a paper document. InDesign "thinks" in physical dimensions. As far as it's concerned, 1 pixel == 1 point. Since there are 72 points to an inch, InDesign considers there are 72 pixels to an inch. As far as the ...


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The column part is in the Rules section, not in the Underline Section. I'm not sure the Underline option will achieve what you are looking for if the paragraphs you are styling are going to have different line counts/heights. It would however work really well if you are going to use it for headers with one or two lines. You can just set up specific ...


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Ok, I don't think what you are asking for is possible in InDesign CS5, unless you open the same document twice and split the view, as other people have mentioned. In CS6 however, there is an option that is part of the Alternate Layouts set of features that allows you to Split Window to Compare Layouts. It does exactly what you are asking for. In CS6: 1. ...


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Set your bleed settings to zero and make sure you have all printers marks turned off. The easiest way to do this is to choose the [High Quality Print] Preset in the PDF dialog box as a starting point. For most outputs that are not going to be commercially printed this preset should suffice anyway.


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It could be a couple things. Check these first: Is the pink box locked? Is the pink box on a different layer? is the pink box on a master page? If it's locked, there will be a little lock symbol on the frame. Try Unlocking all the objects on that page by choosing Object > Unclock All on spread in the menu. If it's on a different layer than the other ...


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Select "Numbers" as your list type, make sure numbering is selected as your format, and put: • Recomendation 1-^#:^t into the field "Number". This will put a Bullet character and some common text before the number.


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Just work with a table. 1 row, 2 columns. The first column is the styled bullet and the second is your numbered List: Or, if you don't mind losing the automatic numbering on finish, you could make a two-paragraph format. The first would have numbers and the second would have your bullet (and styles). Apply the first format to the list, then right click ...


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You can use Find / Change to search for objects and automatically change their attributes, but I don't know of a way to delete the objects in the same step. Perhaps you could change the strokes to have both a Fill and Stroke color of None, thus making them disappear. Something like that. Edit: since this was helpful, I added a screen shot. You can ...


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The simplest and most direct way to do this is by using Type > Find Font.... Highlight the font that doesn't work and choose the replacement. If appropriate, check the "Redefine Style When Changing All" box. Click Change All. For a little more finesse, use the format tools in the Find/Change dialog. Don't type anything into the Find or Change to text ...


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The default export to PDF is single pages. What you're calling pages are correctly termed "spreads," because they actually consist of multiple pages placed side by side. Most long documents appear in InDesign as a single first page (the cover), two-page spreads (the left and right pages as the reader would see them when printed) and a single page at the end ...


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To place an image with its original dimension in inches, just click once on the page where you want the image to go, then drag it into position. InDesign will place it at the ppi specified in the image metadata, which will give it the dimensions specified in the metadata. If you click and drag an image frame while placing the image, you are telling InDesign ...


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Text variables don't work that way. InDesign does have a way to consecutively number things, however, using a special option for Numbered List in the "Bullets and Numbering" section of Paragraph Styles. I'm going to assume that you have a text frame for each date in your calendar, and that all you need to update is the number of the day. Set up a new ...


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Outside of scripting, there isn't an automated way to do this as you work (automatically alternate spreads). You can, however, make it go a lot faster than drag and drop. In the Pages Panel flyout menu there is an option Duplicate Spreads. Your first step is to assign a keyboard shortcut to that command. Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts.... Select "Panel ...


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The functionality you're looking for is, as Scott notes, built into Illustrator (which is for building illustrations), not InDesign, which is a layout program first an foremost. Use InDesign for its typographic engine, which is superb, and its layout capabilities for print and ePub. Use Illustrator and Photoshop where you need extensive special effects, ...


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The most straightforward way to do this is to export to PDF, then use the PDF booklet printing option in the Print dialog. As you have seen, the Print function from the Book Panel doesn't offer a booklet printing option.


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InDesign no longer ships with the handy templates it once had, but for your particular situation there are two resources. The excellent Tomaxxi Layers script by Marijan Tompa (tomaxxi) allows you to set up custom layer sets, including a default such as I use (3 layers -- "bg", "gfx" and "copy" -- that are my starting point in almost any project). If you ...


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Any area that is left unfilled in InDesign is transparent by definition. The white that you see is a simulation of the substrate, which in most cases is white paper. If the substrate the piece will be printed on is clear, any area you leave empty will be clear. It's important to be aware that there is no such thing in the CMYK model as "white ink," so if ...


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I believe you will find your answer on this wikipedia page that has a rather exhaustive list of device screen aspect ratios: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_displays_by_pixel_density Some common ones: ipad = 4:3 Kindle Fire HD* = 3:2 Surface = 16:9


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As far as I'm aware, InDesign does not offer the ability to stack multiple fills, strokes, and effects onto the same object the way Illustrator allows. In this respect, InDesign is far more like Photoshop than it is Illustrator. You can add effects, and then group items and add effects to those groups, etc. but you can't stack on one object.


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Only your print provider can answer this correctly.


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My answer is two fold. If you will deliver the final file as a PDF to the printer, you could include the huge file on your InDesign source file but, when exporting to PDF, indicate that anything with a resolution bigger than 300dpi (or whatever your target resolution will be) should be reduced to 300dpi. The printer will not need an image bigger than what ...


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Brochures should not be designed in Photoshop. InDesign or Illustrator are better tools to use. If you insist on using Photoshop, then yes, your file sizes are going to be large. This is expected. Delivering a .tif file ensures nothing changes in the images except perhaps some color shifting, which you'll have to watch for. Delivering a .psd means ...


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I know this isn't probably the answer you're looking for but it might get the job done: Merge the cells and change any fills and outer stokes to none. They would effectively disappear. I can go into more detail on this if you think it'll help.


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A PDF is a compressed postscript file. It uses its own compression (or none at all as suggested above). You won't be able to import images to InDesign and expect a PDF to retain the compression from the original file. Also, when you import an image to an InDesign layout, you are asking InDesign to interpret that file, uncompress it and display it in your ...


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You can't delete individual cells. The overall table grid must be maintained. Removing a single cell would make the table outline non-rectangular and that is not possible. You can delete Rows or Columns by first selecting them and then using Table > Delete in the menu. Or, you can merge cells (combine multiple cells to look like one cell) using the Table ...


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There are no issues migrating book files and documents from CS6 to CC other than the fact that both will be converted to the CC internal format. In general, it's a good idea when documents are converted to Save As over the existing files after conversion. INDD files accumulated internal cruft after multiple edits, and can start to behave unpredictably after ...


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Other than by scripting, InDesign has no way to force lowercase in a global search/replace, as you have no doubt discovered. A slightly-less-than-manual way to tackle this is by using Find/Change in conjunction with the keyboard. The automated part is to use a GREP search for any uppercase character in that Character Style. The manual part is to type the ...



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