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Yes you can actually. See Adobe's instructions: https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/formatting-paragraphs.html Use Keep Options in the Paragraph panel menu (if you have text selected, then click on the paragraph panel expanded options for this menu to be accessible). You can also do this within the paragraph styles. Check "Keep Lines Together" and then ...


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Place your cursor in the text and ..... Paragraph Panel menu > Paragraph Rules Note there are two options in the drop down at the upper left corner of the window -- Rule Above, and Rule Below. It's possible to set one alone or both together.


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What order should pages be? (sequential or otherwise) Generally, for the designer, reader spreads (sequential). It is most often in the hands of the print provider to impose a reader spread PDF or document into printer spreads for production. There are some cases (generally for smaller print shops) where you may be asked to create printer spreads. But ...


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I don't believe it's possible. Did the Content Collector tool appear in 5.5 or 6.0? If it's in 5.5, you could embed the images on the page as you mentioned, group with the rest of the page's contents, add to the Content Conveyer, go to your new InDesign page, place with Content Placer with the "create link" option unchecked.


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I don't have the reputation required to post a comment, but I'm wondering if you're using master pages for these layouts and if your content is tagged with the needed paragraph styles. If so, then you as long as all the content is in the primary text frame, it should convert nicely when you apply a different master to the page. I believe more detail on your ...


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The best option is probably to make your icon a font. This can be done using a script by @jongware. He can do a better job of explaining it than I can. It's something that I have on my radar for the next time I need to create glyphs, so I haven't used it yet. There's a free trial or basic version. The script and more details can be found on indiscripts.com: ...


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I'd recommend managing these four templates out of one InDesign file, moving the content to the master pages, and saving this as an .indt (so it's a true template file). Then, any changes can be made to the master pages of this template and will then be used for all new documents created from this template. For InDesign documents that have already been ...


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Autosize bases the new size on the text in the frame. But the placeholder character for a page number doesn't have a definitive size - it can be smaller or (much) wider on every single page. It's either intentionally made so (for reasons of software design), or a straight out bug (and I suspect the latter, because text variables suffer from similar ...


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Set up 4 Master Pages. Then on each master page use File > Place and place the template file. Apply the masters where needed. You won't be able to edit the templates. However, if you go back and change the original template file, the placed versions on the master pages can be updated, keeping them consistent with original template file changes. If ...


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Your PDF needs to be linked - you cannot copy and paste it into your ID document. Go to the "links" panel and make sure that the PDF resides on your computer/network, and you are linked to it. PDFs that are "unlinked" will be blurry.


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CD Finder/NeoFinder is by far the best I have ever found for this purpose. It is extremely fast on searches and far cheaper and easier to use than the above software. It is a hidden gem.


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This is a bug in InDesign. I've spent 10+ hours trying to get it to work. It doesn't work. Eventually I had to data merge a 1up document (size of one item, not the whole page). Then I had to use Quite Imposing plugin to Acrobat to impose them into a Letter size sheet (US sizes for me). Hope that helps.


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When you print on a 11x17, you don't really need to place all the crop marks and the 2up centered in the 11x17... The crop marks you're trying to use are the ones that will appear on the 4 corners of the "printed area". What you're trying to do is to apply them to the 4 corners of your 11x17. Let's suppose you have a document of 10x7, and you want it 2up, ...


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Different styles are for different styles You don't want one style to produce two different visual results. That would be a very strange feature. What you're after is automation of applying the styles. That makes sense. I assume you have your whole book chained in one text flow. And the styles surrounding your chapter text are already in place from the ...


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In terms of evenly spacing elements in drawing software, I'd use the alignment tools and/or blend tool. Illustrator has both. My typical process is: draw single object clone/duplicate as many as I need position one at the beginning and one at the end select all then use the align tool


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Preview.app uses Apple’s font rendering system. This can be slightly adjusted in Preferences.app, but it is simply going to render differently than in an Adobe product. If the on-screen appearance of your type is really important, you should probably get a font which is optimized for use on screens.


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No, you’re supposed to use two separate styles. Why are you trying to confuse how things are formatted by having two separate visual appearances be applied by a single style?


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Open a new document and create a single small stripe segment. Then save it as pattern and use it


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I made something similar recently in Illustrator. To start out, I created a diagonal line, then copied and pasted it multiple times on my artboard. After I added the desired number of diagonal lines, I used the horizontal and vertical distribution and alignment buttons to evenly distribute and align the lines. For me they are visible by default in the top ...


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No, multiple masters cannot be applied to a single page. Conceptually, master pages are alternate templates — an actual page in your document can only use 1 template at a time. Now, you can do multiple master pages where subsequent master pages add to earlier master pages. So, let's say you start with A-master. You can setup your basic page grid, etc. ...


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It is NOT a Mac OSX vs Windows... It is a color calibrated workflow issue. The options are. A. 1) Send a color chart to the client. (see this post How to get close to PMS 662 or PMS 296 in CMYK?) Already embedded in a Word file. 2) Let him print this color chart on the specific printer they will be using. 3) Pick up that sample. 4) Adjust the colors ...


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The simplest way to work is to create a separate Master Page for each different in-document page appearance. Even if there is only a small difference between one set of Master Pages and another, this is the most straightforward way to have slightly different layouts within your document. [1] Simply create your primary Master Pages. Then highlight those ...


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The capital letter "J" in Wingdings is the smiley face. :)


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If you save your Illustrator file without "Create PDF Compatible file" selected in the Save As dialog, you will not get a preview when you place it in InDesign. Adobe should mend their ways. Thank you Scott for providing the right solution.


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Maybe your Photoshop is not set to Fogra or has a different setup in your "Edit/Color Settings". There are many options that can throw it off if your InDesign doesn't match. Otherwise, if you study color management, you'll discover that conversion is tricky. It doesn't just go from RGB to CMYK. First you have to convert CMYK to LAB using the profile and ...


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Well it's been a while since I posted this question but I figured I would let everyone know what my solution was. The truth is, there is no way for InDesign CS6 to reset the proportions of stretched images. The only method is to directly select the graphic, then scale up or down with the proportions locked, then they will match. BUT I learned a thing or ...


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I just enabled this option and got my margin added to the PDF. Just disable it and I think you should be fine.


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I came across this https://everythingfonts.com/accenter while searching for a solution to a similar problem. Seems to do a good job in automatically building the accented glyphs from the base font. The transformed font seems to include most of the accent characters needed for most European languages, don't know whether it includes the polish glyph that you ...


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There is a setting during export: Visible Guides And Grids Exports margin guides, ruler guides, column guides, and baseline grids currently visible in the document. Grids and guides export in the same color used in the document. https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/pdf-options.html Examine that setting.


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I just came across this issue and determined that the color space of my customer's InDesign document was set to RGB and not CMYK. Go to "Edit" > "Transparency Blend Space" and set it to CMYK. The blacks should be 100% now.


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There are few options: Redokun https://redokun.com (disclaimer: I’m one of the Co-Founders) - Export all the sentences in an Excel file, translate them and then reimport the sentences into the InDesign files automatically. However, the tool doesn't provide a way to translate automatically. That would result in an unprofessional work, as some users already ...


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Not sure how well it works with data compression, but you may want to give git annex a try: http://git-annex.branchable.com If your files aren't so big, plain git or mercurial may be the best fit. Just avoid SVN at all costs


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One possible work-around might be to use 1 large text box that contains all your text.


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Nested styles might be needed to achieve this effect but it sounds like that is what you are already using. If you want you can attempt to have the styles automatically applied depending on the content of the text.


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I recently found a solution. What I did was creating a paragraph style that has the same characteristics as my subchapter heading including the numbering. It draws from the same numbering list (chapters), it restarts numbering after every higher heading and it is the same level as the subchapter numbering. It is paper color, so not to get printed, and it ...


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Observing that the EPS file uses PDF-style syntax, I noted that the text scaling is done with Tf: 8 0 0 8 5.327283 18.119995 Tm The 6 numbers are a transformation matrix, where the first number (8) is the x scale and the fourth number (also, as it happens, 8) is the y scale of the text. You have to pick one (well, usually) – I picked the first number. ...


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I'm not certain I understand. I assume you are wanting the logo to be 100% opacity while the photo behind it is 60% opacity. In order to do that you need the logo image placed as a separate object. InDesign does not allow you to pick and choose object layers for its effects. The InDesign effects apply to the entire object. They essentially alter the frame, ...


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This is a very simple procedure. what do you what to know exactly is how much enlarging (in percentage) a text from 18pt to 20pt. Just measure the text before enlarging it (in pixel or mm) and measure it after enlarging it. then do some calculation, and this will be the ratio that you must enlarge the whole drawing with.


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.25" on all sides -- left .25" + right .25" = .5" What you are seeing is standard.


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Ask your printing guys. There are firms that only accept EPS, even in this day and age, because they use an outdated (and cheap!) workflow, where often somewhere along the lines "CorelDRAW" gets mentioned. There are even 'print-only' firms that only accept JPEGs. If your guys are like these, run! and find some other printing guys. You should be counting ...


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There are a few ways to do it: Redokun https://redokun.com (disclaimer: I’m a co-founder) Export all the sentences in an Excel file, translate them and then reimport the sentences into the InDesign files. Otherwise, there are a few (paid) tools (InPagina come to mind, but there are a few of them). There are also some solutions that save your document ...


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PDF/X-1a is the most common format designed for print production. It is specifically designed to create a universal format that contains all the necessary information for printing. Be certain to include trim marks and bleeds. PNG is never acceptable. JPG can be at times, but it's not that common and there are some important considerations to be aware of - ...


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A "booklet" is typically horizontal, not vertical. I don't think you can use the Print Booklet command to create a vertical booklet. That being written, there is nothing stopping you from adjusting the InDesign layout and rotating the page contents (not the page) 90°CCW and them printing it that way.


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Paste it as an inline graphic. Wisdom is in the eye of the beholder and/or client. Only you can figure out if the annoyance of working with an itty-bitty wandering graphic is worth whatever benefit it provides.


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I'm not sure this could be done automatically. I would generate the TOC so you would have the following Question 1..........page 10 Question 2..........page 11 Answer 1..........page 40 Answer 2..........page 41 etc. and then take the entire thing into Excel and sort it by page number. Paste that back into InDesign and style as needed.


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How to get rid of unwanted ligatures in InDesign Webfonts often have very "bad" "stylish" ligatures and I don't notice the same with PostScripts or TrueType fonts in general. But you can turn on/off the ligatures using the character panel in Adobe InDesign if you want to get rid of them! Simply uncheck the ligatures option in the character panel options. ...


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What? Are you talking about fonts with indistinguishable I and l? If so, just use a different typeface. I don't see how ligatures come into the picture here at all.


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Assuming these are all vector paths, the pixelation you are seeing is merely due to your screen. Screens are much lower resolution than your printer will be so you won't see this pixelation on press.


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The question got me curious so off on a google hunt I went... Found this thread archived from Typophile: http://web.archive.org/web/20141114141104/http://typophile.com/node/37437 The last comment states: The font was created by a guy named Josh Korda and was based on my own handwriting. We created it as designers for Scholastic Publishing in the early ...


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You have to use the same color settings (for RGB and CMYK) in both software. I suggest you to use FOGRA39 (or FOGRA27) profile for CMYK and sRGB profile for the RGB colorspace. Go to: Edit > Color Settings... and set the right color settings for all CC software. But, as said, you can't paste hex color value inside a CMYK colorspace. Instead, just copy ...



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