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Making a graphic transparent in Excel

Is it possible to design a graphic that is transparent to text? What I'm looking for is something like MS Word’s send to back, which sends the picture behind text, so the text will be visible. In ...
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How do I format a URL image link in my tab-delimited data file to data merge with InDesign templates?

I have a data merge file I created in Excel that I export as a comma-delimited text file to import into an InDesign template. Traditionally, I have imported images from a networked drive by setting ...
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Maintaining InDesign formatting when updating a linked Excel file

I have a table that I've imported into InDesign with the 'unformatted table' box checked. I was of the understanding that this imported text only so that if I make a change to the text value only, it ...
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how to populate only complete data with easy catalog

I am working with Easy Catalog by 65bit for the first time. Right now I am merging data by setting up field markers. I have included a screen shot of an Excel spreadsheet for reference purposes. I ...
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I'm having trouble importing .png and . gif files from excel into indesign

I'm working on a project at work that requires creating 100+ mini community profiles. The profiles are a collection of Data so I'm using a data merge to import all the variables. I'm having a problem ...
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Animation Excel graphs on After Effects

I've been handed a set of Excel graphs and I wonder if here's anyone, who has been animating Excel graphs on AE? I'm just looking for some “best practise” type of hints on the topic (as Google, Lynda,...
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Mapping Excel data with id’s into InDesign

Is there a way when mapping from Excel into InDesign to assign id’s to the data that is being mapped? For instance, see the image below and record id 15. If we have a column header labelled “id”, can ...
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How to auto delete a space left after a data merge in InDesign?

I have an InDesign document which is filled from the data in a CSV file using data merge. The CSV has columns for First Name, Middle Name & Last Name, but some of the data in the CSV isn't filled ...
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Create multiple instances of an image with text from csv file

I am looking for a way to create a personalized birthday card. I have already created the image and would like to add the names of the recipients from an XLS or CSV file. I want to create about 300 ...
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Importing learning cards in Indesign from EXCEL or XML or JSON file while keeping some basic formatting

In an EXCEL or XML/JSON file I have stored the contents of learning cards: one column for front side of the card, one column for the back side of the card. I want the cards to be layouted in Adobe ...
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Batch Resizing images in Photoshop through an external data sheet

Is it possible to resize an image automatically, by letting Photoshop take the variable sizes from an external data (such as an Excel spreadsheet, Width and Height columns) and execute them and save ...
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How to automatically Import data from MS excel CELLS to table cells?

i have a huge MS excel file with 120 columns and 20 rows. I want to import all the data from excel cells into table cells in CorelDraw (or may be other graphic design software). Here there are two ...
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Illustrator plug-in to create artboards from Excel file

I am searching for Adobe Illustrator plug-in that can read data from a MS Excel file and create many artboards with text data from that file (one artboard per table row). Also it would be cool if I ...
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How to add numbers to an Illustrator Scatter Graph?

How does anyone know how to add numbers to data points of a scatter graph in Illustrator? I can make the scatter graph but I have no idea how to add numbers to the data like in the screen shot?
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Can InDesign import .xlsm files?

I need to import an .xlsm file (as a linked file) into InDesign, but couldn't select it in the Import Dialogue. There, I would need to extract only individual cells. Tried making several versions of ...
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InDesign corrupts imported excel-files. Win/Mac issue with character sets

I'm on a Mac, working on an InDesign file. I get some XSLX files with numbers in them, and when I place them into my document, all spaces are replaced with an 'Ê'. I'm thinking this is some issue with ...
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I am trying to create an interactive PDF that uses formulas from an Excel tax calculator that we have created

Our graphic designer sent me a half completed project. He can not seem to transfer the actual formulas from the Excel spreadsheet into the fields of the PDF to calculate.
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Export InDesign to Excel or Word

I’m working with an InDesign file and now I need to get the file translated in a few languages. The translators that I’m working with asked for an excel or word file. Is there an integrated InDesign ...
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How can I set InDesign top and bottom cell inset default values for Excel imported tables?

I need to import Excel tables into InDesign CS6. In order to get the text to be visible (no red dots indicating hidden text), I have to change the top and bottom Cell Insets within InDesign to zero ...