I have several paragraphs with the same style. I'd like to auto-add new line before the first paragraph and new line after last paragraph of the same style. How can I do this? Thanks in advance.

N.B. The necessary case – it should be the same style 'cause it will be processed via Markdown.

  • By "a new line" do you mean "a space which is the equivalent of hitting return once"? (This is also not a "symbol," so you should edit your title for clarity.) Commented Jun 14, 2013 at 10:47

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There's nothing built into InDesign that will automatically insert a newline (or extra space before or space after) only to the first and last paragraphs of a given style.

If this is something you will be doing a lot, it could certainly be done with a script that was either set up to start with InDesign or invoked manually. The best place to ask about scripting would be on the InDesign scripting forum on adobe.com. In my experience, scripters are an incredibly helpful bunch, and since something like this would not be complex, you'll likely get as an answer something you can use right away.

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