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Unfortunatley it is not possible on a keyboard without a number pad. Alternative 1: Use Quick Apply I find it easier to use Quick Apply (Cmd/Ctrl + Return/Enter) and type a few letters of the style name or other command. There are a couple of ID commands that are not on menus or accessible through keyboard shortcuts, that aren't accessible via ...


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On the data merge panel go to the menu and select content placement options. There is a drop down menu called fitting. Here you can choose to fill frames proportionally. Its should fill frames during the data merge instead of after.


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I'm not sure if this is your situation but I have encountered something like this when I place an eps file that consists of spot colors. They will be added to your swatches pallet but you wont be able to delete or edit them. I just opened the linked eps file and changed the colors from spot to cmyk.


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I'm sorry to say, but it is not possible on a keyboard without a number pad. You need to use the number pad numbers, for your shortcuts, not the regular ones. You can still edit keyboard shortcuts through the Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts menu, but you can't assign Paragraph or Character Style shortcuts. I've found that using the Paragraph/Character Style ...


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You don't type anything in there; click on the input field on the right side of the "Shortcut:" and press the actual shortcut you want (for example, if you want ⌘+3 you actually press ⌘ and 3, don't try to type it). If it doesn't accept your shortcut, you need to try another key combination.


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First of all you need to be sure the shortcut you want to assign is not used by InDesign or any program running in the background. Try some strange shortcut like cmd+alt+j.


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So, if the width of the table must stay the same the only logical way is to change the height. I think changing "row height" to "at least" would allow to automatically fit content. If you want to change the cell size in width I think that in indesing this would create a problem with page width. Excel don't care about page size etc. Indesing on the other ...


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You could also just add an extra page in the beginning of the document, create a rectangle the size of that page (probably with a fill for even easier handling) and print that with your other page(s). Then you just have that extra sheet on top of your actual sheets, just use it for cutting and throw it away after you're done cutting. I actually like the ...


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My personal workflow for down-and-dirty "in-house" branded "gallery wall labels" which vary in size is to use an extra box that has a dotted rule at 1pt, set to black @ 20% tint/opacity. Vary the tint value so they are barely visible (I often work on gray laid paper). I still use a straight edge, but all I need to do is drop the edge on the line and cut, ...


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I had this problem and it was driving me crazy. I read marcusdoesstuff's excellent answer many times but because I am terrible at math I couldn't make sense of it. The main takeaway for those math-deficient people like me is ADJUST THE BOTTOM MARGIN until your baseline fits into your horizontal guides/hanglines. No math needed - you just need to grow/shrink ...


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Hooray, as this answer states: With InDesign, generally the reason an image is not displayed in the Links panel is because it has been pasted into InDesign. The script available at the page below will extract pasted (and embedded) images. See here: http://www.kahrel.plus.com/indesign/unembed_images.html It was created by Peter Kahrel. ...


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Use one master page as a 'master-master'(A). This is the skeleton page that will only contain f.ex. numbering and title of document. Then add new master (B, C) for f.ex. one section of the document, which perhaps contain content specific to each section. When creating master (B, C) select 'Based on master: (A)'. Now define which pages in your document will ...


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Start setting up dedicated master layers when creating masters. Even though the master layers are visible in layers panel when working in a regular page, only the items you have released from master can be selected / will be listed in your master layers.


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To apply your style properly and remove any other leftover formatting, right click your style name "Paragraph Style 1" and choose the Apply.. + Clear Overrides option.


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Paragraph styles do affect the numbers of the footnote text (or at least they should, I can't find a way for them not to). If you want to style the number differently to the body of the footnote then you can use nested styles (or drop caps). As you can see, I have applied a drop cap style to the first character of the paragraph style. The entire number ...


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Jasmine, I had the same problem but managed to figure it out: go to preferences > general > Object editing > When Scaling > check the "Apply to content" box. There ya go :)


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When you're exporting that single, make sure that you have the 'Use Document Bleed Settings' option ticked, under the 'Marks and Bleeds' option tab. Also it's a little difficult to tell by your screenshots, and I think a little is lost in translation, but some pdf readers (including Acrobat I think) will treat empty space as transparent and even crop it ...


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You need to profile both. 1) The basic idea is that you buy or rent one hardware like http://www.colormunki.com/ 2) You follow instructions on calibrating your monitor, the hardware analizes patches of color the inner software generates and adjust the output accordingly. 3) You print a sample of color patches provided with the hardware's software, scan ...


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I assume you use csv for data-merging in Id. Then easycatalog plugin is for you. OR If you set a table in Id then just import excel file while in "preferences --> file handling --> create links when placing text files or spreadsheets" checked. Then your excel file would be visible in linked tabs like other files and you will be able to "reconnect" and ...


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A typeface with a large x-height (the relative size of lowercase vs. uppercase letters) may have one typeface 'look' bigger than the other. Moreover, and no less common, point size is hardly a measure for actual glyph size. Verdana uppercase is larger than Garamond uppercase, for example. Some typefaces have ridiculously small letters for their point sizes. ...


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Set up your text frames with a custom baseline grid that starts offset from the top of the frame. Set the Start to a value big enough to fit your headers: Set the paragraph style for your body text to align to the baseline grid: In the paragraph style for your headers, under Keep Options, set your headers to always start on a new frame. Make sure your ...


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The only way I can think to do this is to create a master pages with pre-defined text frames positioned where you want them. If Column A on the left will always be the header (your red bar) and only your header, and there will never be headers in any other column, then create your master page called header that way. Your text will flow into the container ...


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You can, by changing InDesign's default Justifications parameters. However, you should not do nor want to do that. Starting with replicating your result: – this is 11/13 pt Times New Roman in a frame 60.5mm wide –, I found I had to insert multiple spaces in exactly those places in your "total mess". In modern typesetting, entering multiple spaces in ...


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Edit: It's not impossible per-se. But impossible without changing some other spacing (which you probably don't want to do) (see Rad Lexus' answer) You can't. It's impossible. If all the spaces were equal you would no longer have equal line lengths (i.e. not justified). There is no way around that. The justification options in your paragraph style (Word ...


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What you're looking to do here is to make a table, where the rows expand, keeping your content aligned. Luckily InDesign has such a feature. Make a new text box roughly the size of you're whole Q&A area, then insert the table from: Table > Insert Table (cmnd/ctrl + alt + shift + T) The column number will be 2 (one for questions, one for answers) ...


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I'm not sure if this is "automated" enough for your needs, but you could try giving the left-hand column a right-aligned tab, and leaving the right-hand column as is (both columns still technically left-justified):


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I just had this problem (at least I think this is what you are referring to). When I was deleting text I got an alert, cannot convert text frame to line. What I did instead was select first with the Direct Selection tool (A) and then switch to the Selection Tool, (V) before deleting.


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If you want to get rid from eps file. Then you can simple merge that eps file. After this there is no need to keep your linked attach file. Or you can convert your eps files to tiff format.


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If I understand correctly, you'll need to create two paragraph styles. 1) Create a paragraph style (bullet style #1) for the first line of the bullet list. 2) Duplicate that first paragraph style and rename it (ex. bullet style #2) and add a "left indent" value. 3) Go back to the first paragraph style (bullet style #1) and make sure you select ...


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There are several issues here. The "damage" is aparently already done. There is no real damage. EPS is an old format but widley supported. Yes, there are better options to save transparent bitmaps. For RGB files PNG and PSD. For CMYK TIF and PSD. Regarding the compression there are several ones on each format. On TIF just do not use JPG compression. ...


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Adobe Creative Suite, since it's beginnings, was optimized to integrate InD, AI and PS. When using InDesign, the best way to place images with a transparent background is to simply save your PSD file as a PSD making sure the background is deleted and you see the transparency grid. That's it, no need for a clipping path, or to save as TIFF (it will not work ...


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convert every page to jpeg and put this image in the indesign file then convert the file to pdf with my best wishes


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EPS files are typically used for vector images as far as I know. I wouldn't choose EPS for dealing with photo transparencies though. Try using TIFF or PSD instead. It would be so much easier on the program.


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Can you use the Adobe Creative Clouds apps, the desktop version, on an iPad Pro? No, they have separate apps for that. Adobe Comp Like Indesign Adobe Sketch Like Illustrator Adobe Fix Like Photoshop Adobe Mix Like Photoshop Note: You will probably need an Adobe CC subscription to use those apps. Possibly through mirroring the display ( desktop to ...


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Sometimes, page duplexing is by flopping the image right-to-left; and sometimes by tumbling (flipping) the image top-to-bottom. Depending on the various settings, some mis-matched automatic settings compensate for one another with unexpected results. Check the various printer settings to see that they match yours. Are the Printer settings okay? Are the ...


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A workaround for this (obviously not the proper proceedure) is: Select the element Cmd+B for Text Frame options Tab+B for Baseline options Check "Custom Baseline Grid" and enter an increment of 1pt instead of spacing default 12pt. This will allow the text box to 'float' nicely without snapping to the Baseline grid.


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Print an .epub book Install free, open source Calibre ebook reader (Windows/Mac/Linux). Click Add books and select an .epub book to add to the Calibre library. Select the .epub book that you added and select Convert books -> in the Output format dropdown list select PDF. Open the PDF book in Adobe Reader or any other PDF reader and press Ctrl + P to print ...



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