I'm trying to convert an HTML page that has bold text / css in it into an InDesign document so I can lay it out for print in a newspaper in PDF format.

Here is a link to the HTML page: http://ronchambers.com/misc/bwm/test.php

When I highlight the entire page and copy/paste into InDesign it doesn't copy over all the formatting.

I'm a programmer, so should I convert the HTML into XML and somehow import this into InDesign?

Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

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    You can copy, paste into Word. Save, then import the Word file into InDesign retaining styles. – Scott Nov 24 '15 at 22:01
  • Thanks, I was able to use Chrome to save as html. Then open the html file with Word. Then save the word file as docx. After this I "placed" it into InDesign. Worked. I changed all my html fonts from "px" to "pt" to make them work better through the process. Same with "line-height". – Ron C Dec 26 '15 at 23:57

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