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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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If you're using CC-2014 I would suggest setting the InDesign document up as print (A4 document setup): after completing your designs I would go to File > Export (cmd+E) and choose a format of Adobe PDF (Interactive): then you will be prompted for the settings: There are some tutorials on how to create an interactive PDF but you could edit the ...


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haven't been following the thread but, maybe someone as answered this already but: Edit > Edit Colors > Recolor Artwork, et voila!


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In addition to creating your own printer marks or page info, the Registration swatch can be very handy in creating masks. Often a mask consisting of only K will not completely mask a CMYK object. So, using Registration for the mask "black" tends to be more complete. It's not very easy to see in InDesign specifically, but "feather" effects utilize the ...


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You're right that it's a little superfluous, especially because InDesign will add any printer marks during export. Registration black is really for adding any custom printer marks or page info. Because registration black will use 100% CMYK for each value, that's 400% ink coverage and should obviously be used in small quantities. Hope that helps?


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As far as I know it's not a built-in option. (But I agree that it's yet another example of these "Suite" programs behaving infinitesimally different. Perhaps it should be an option -- and then the same for all three programs!) Did you know you can drag the ruler zero point to any place? If you drag it to the starting point of from where you want to drag, ...


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There are no options for that in InDesign, except (in newer InDesign's) wholesale Export to Grayscale PDF. That may not even be necessary if you instruct your print shop to print your document in gray -- although you have more control over the to-gray conversion if you do this yourself beforehand. You cannot physically save the common halftone parameters in ...


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I don't know InDesign, but I know it is AppleScriptable if you have a Mac: http://www.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/devnet/indesign/sdk/cs6/scripting/InDesign_ScriptingGuide_AS.pdf AppleScript has an open url command so it can fetch web data. If you don't have a Mac, a cursory investigation indicates InDesign has a cross platform scripting language ...


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No, there is none and never will be. I my native language (Latvian) there is also some cases, when I would like to have this possibility. But much easier way is to make a sting of capitals with diacritics and copy it in two lines (again, Latvian alphabet): ĒŖŪĪŌĀŠĢĶĻŽČŅ. Then check leading with lower values from alphabet: qypģjķļņ. That's it - you have a ...


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So (1) all text already has a Paragraph Style applied, and (2) you want all of the text with this style in faux bold? Text Stroke is an attribute of text in a Paragraph Style. It's (kind of) hidden under Character Color. By default, the proxy is set to change the fill color, but you can click it to select stroke color. The thickness and some other ...


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Simply find all of your documents in Bridge and select them (using the InDesign Filter) Cmd > Tab to InDesign with the required book palette open and drag and drop. Docs can be in sub folders this way too, they don't all have to be at the top level.


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In order to be used in form fields, the font has to be fully embedded. The font you are intend to use apparently does not have the permission to be fully embedded (but only as a subset). This is the reason why you can't use it. In this respect, the other answer is wrong. It has primarily nothing to do with the company licensing it. The consequence is that ...


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I had the same problem using CC, and I knew that no document had been modified outside the indb file. My book has individual indd files for each chapter, and my solution for this error was to update the contents page in the first file (layout/update table of contents) As each chapter was updated the error sign disappeared.


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Your problem is most likely your output to the printer fails to provide the fonts. Your printer is simply rasterizing the font from the preview image stored. I would guess you aren't providing a PDF? PDFs solve this problem fairly well by allowing you to embed the font information. The other way around this is to convert your fonts to curves (vectors) if you ...


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Well among what could be many answers—right here. We're all different levels of experience, and in different aspects of graphic design. Some more web, others more print, others more technical drawings, etc... But we're all here to help people just like you (and each other, because we don't know everything either). I agree with John Manly's comment. ...


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Link! (aka Place) Embedding images into your InDesign document will create a much larger .indd file, especially with as many images as you are going to be working with - your file will be MASSIVE. This can sometimes lead to your document taking forever to open, if it opens at all. It will sometimes just cause InDesign to crash, upon trying to open the ...


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The color space of the artwork wouldn't affect the clarity, only the vibrancy and appearance of colors. This sounds more to me like your ads are not created at a high enough resolution. If your ads are mostly text-based, you may want to see if your designer can provide you with vector versions of the ads. If not, ask for 300 dpi CMYK images, typically in ...


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The font you're looking for doesn't seem to be licensed by Microsoft, but it is by MacOS (source). You have the option of buying a license from Adobe if you'd like to use this font here. It doesn't appear you have to buy the whole package, you can get just the one you're looking for.


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EPS is a flat file format - something is either transparent or it is not - there's no in between. Blurs, shadows, and glows must be expanded and flattened when saved as EPS. In that heart image, the shadow is what is generating the background because it has to be flattened for the EPS format. You can try re-saving the as .ai then place into InDesign. ...


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I've had this happen multiple times and it is a known issue with the Data Merge in InDesign. Steps that have helped me: Clean spreadsheet data. Make sure margins are wide enough otherwise it won't flow down properly. Once the single entry is set up on the Master Layout preview the data merge. (it will more than likely look funky that's okay) Make notes ...


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I would have made this a comment but I lack the reputation points- I bet if you increase the font size on Indesign and export with all the same metrics it will not be blurry when you open the image and view at actual size - thinking along the same lines as thykka here.


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Workflow depends on lots of things... When you resize a frame in InDesign, the content is unchanged. This may seem counter-intuitive, but the only thing that changes is an internal descriptor which controls the dimensions of said content. For example, if you have a raster 5 megapixel image, it is 5 megapixels regardless of frame size. Thus, there is an ...


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In general, vector content is vector content. Size/resolution is calculated upon output and the vector content is rasterized according to settings and output device capabilities. This is true for just about any app which handles vector content. A benefit to vector content is you don't need to worry about this sort of thing. If the content is vector it will ...


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I usually cheat. I make two copies of the same style with different names (Section_TOC and Section). Use the TOC style where you need it and the other one in all other instances.


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Most of these are questions you need to ask the printer of the billboard. As for the questions we can answer: I saw that many people suggest using of inDesign when combining vector and raster, but why i can't do it in Illustrator as well? You can if you want to. Personal preference. (Unless, again, the printer has a preference) When i convert text ...


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I just did a test and it is fine. Make sure when you export, you select quality (maximum) and Anti-alias should be checked. Also if your printing this to paper, choose resolution of 300, other wise 72 is fine for screen.


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ok i figured it out. i was putting NON-REPEATING elements on the page where my preview was. when i should have put them on the master page instead. leaving first page of the layout to generate the rest of the document. problem solved.


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And the pdf:s theme selves looks fine if you print them from acrobat? If you're dragging and dropping the files onto your document, try instead to use the place command (cmd+D) and tick the box that says "show import options". Play around with different settings there and see if that helps. (I mostly use this if .ai logos have a white background when ...



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