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Customer asking for InDesign files as a Word doc!

I have taken on a freelance project. I sent in a cover letter to the client saying that I use InDesign and Quark and was offered work by a publisher. They sent me all the files I required, and ...
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consolas font splits words at the end of a line

I am using a code editor called RStudio. It can produce a .docx output of the code that looks fairly nice for publishing. However the .docx document uses the consolas font. In Word, it splits words at ...
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What tools are used to generate this white-paper styling? [duplicate]

In this blog post the author shows some different types of "page turning" whitepapers. IMO this style is quite impactful and I would like to attempt to create something similar. One example from the ...
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Inkscape 0.92 : How to add file name and file path to a graphics for information? (like in MSOffice)

Inkscape 0.92 : How to add file name and file path to a graphics for information? (like in MSOffice) Is there a quick and easy way to add the file path and file name of the recent inkscape graphics ...
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How to create filling letter template?

I need to create letter template for one company which will keep a format styles unchanged (to keep united design across all letters which are sent from the company) but allow users to add specific ...
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Word: Creating a visual graph that can be highlighted by the reader

My supervisor has tasked me with creating a visual concentric graph for our international employees to fill in as a wellness exercise. The basic concept is that they answer 8 sections of questions, ...
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How to keep version control between InDesign document and Word: Best Practices

I'm working on an employee orientation book with around 60 pages. It has 5 different chapters with a lot of content. Because this will be a working document where multiple people will work on, editing ...
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export settings for sharp logo in Illustrator

I've been searching for a while on the internet for the answer to my question but there's just so much (often different) information that things aren't getting much clearer for me. That's why I'd like ...
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InDesign to Word: Issues with spacing when editing Word document.

I created a document in inDesign, exported it to PDF, and then exported the PDF into word. The formatting and style looks fine but my issue is when I try to edit the content in the word document. The ...
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Blurry image from Illustrator to Word [closed]

I am saving a logo from Illustrator and my client wants to import it into word. I save the file as a .pdf as been told by this sight and the image comes into word slightly blurry but blurry enough ...
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Do PNG images print CYMK?

I am designing a logo for teespring... I have used Microsoft Word for font, then exported word to PDF, which I have then saved on my Sony Xperia. I then take a screenshot of the PDF (as it is open on ...
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Word Letterhead Template Issue

I'm having a similar issue creating 2 page letterhead. My letterhead has a watermark on both the first and second (all consecutive) pages. The first page also has a header and footer. The second and ...
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A font with custom ligatures (for music)?

I want to make a custom music font that can be typed in Microsoft Word 2010, but I cannot get custom ligatures to work. In Word 2010, I have in Font > Advanced the Ligatures option set to 'All'. I ...
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What word processing tools that can work with complicate text boxing?

I need to mimic the way Messenger boxes each message in bubbles. Word, obviously, is not a tool for this. However, going full-fledged HTML is kind of overkill for me. This is for a research article, ...
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How to format a chat conversation?

How to make a chat conversation really look like a conversation? The final result should be in text, not in image since this conversation is a supplement of a research article, and it should be phone-...
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Maintaining superscript from word to inDesign

Is there a way to maintain superscript when copy/pasting from word to inDesign?
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Different font thickness between InDesign and Word

I'm currently work on text, which intented to be read on screen. For that reason, body text should be quite large, 15-16 points. I use both InDesign CS6 and Word 2016 for this project. As I ...
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Image quality in custom QuickBooks invoice template

QuickBooks custom invoices can ONLY be created in MS Word. Most of it is fine and I have managed to make something I'm really happy with (considering it's limited capabilities in the design sense) ...
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Copy text from Word with with only specific formatting

I have text in Word which has a lot of various formatting - leading, scaling, a few sizes, and some parts are italic and some part are regular. All I need is just to copy it as plain text but from all ...
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Amazon Word Publication File to CMYK

I recently published a short story on Amazon and only the pink color in the text and in the photo were off. They were too dull. Amazon said to convert their template into CMYK colors. Most of what I ...
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Can I have vertically aligned subscript and superscript with Word or LibreOffice?

The Arithmetical Hierarchy is an example where one in mathematics uses aligned subscripts and superscripts. When writing in Latex I e.g. write $\Pi^1_1$ to talk about a certain class of formulas. How ...
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How to achieve controls like InDesign in a Word document

I want to create a template for a Microsoft Word document. I want the control of InDesign in terms of layout and Master Pages. How can I have both? I have read online that I cannot save Indesign ...
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Microsoft Word Strength Meter

I have no idea if this should be created here but I have a simple question, anyone knows how to generate a skill strength meter similar to the one shown below All the help is really appreciated, ...
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Import form design from Illustrator to Word [closed]

I created a form document design for a company in Adobe Illustrator. How can I export it to Word? How can I make it possible to type in date, right where I drew lines for it? How can I make ...
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How to resize images for best view in Word and PDF document?

Note: I've asked this question in Super User but I couldn't get an answer. Later on, I noticed this community. I have prepared some vectoral and python/matplotlib high resolution images. As you can ...
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Export artwork from InDesign to MS-Word with print-quality

Please help with advice, what is the best file format to export 1 page from InDesign and place it in MS-Word with high-quality (for print)? That's should be 2-pages flier, where one of them should be ...
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How can I set more spacing around a list than between each list element in MS Word?

So I'm trying to mimic this in my MS Word (Office 365) .docx file but failing: Specifically, I need the spacing around the entire list to be greater than between each list element. Perhaps I could ...
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How can I convert a word file to Adobe illustrator or HPGL file?

How can I save or convert a star image that I have taken from word shapes into Adobe Illustrator or an HPGL file? I need to upload it to an engraving machine and these are the only two files types ...
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Importing Word 2003 in InDesign preserves font face from word

I am importing Word 2003 files into InDesign CS5.5 by placing/linking them and mapping the Word styles to the ready made ID styles. The Word document is simple and designed with this in mind! I have 2 ...
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MS Word — setting a section break so that it's fixed in one place

I'm creating a letterhead template for a client. I'm using a section break so that I can style the header on the first page so that it's different to the headers on all subsequent pages. My problem ...
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Word paper design printing with white borders

I've created a photoshop design for an invoice. The invoice design fits perfectly on the Word page, but when I print the exact example, it prints with white borders of 2 cm. Is there maybe an option ...
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Different sized headers in MS Word letterhead template

I'm creating a letterhead template for MS Word 2016. I have set it up so that the first page has one image in the header, and any subsequent pages have a different image in the header. I did this ...
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MS Word: protect header only from editing

I'm creating letterhead template in MS Word for a client. They want to protect the header from editing but allow the footer to be editable. I can't seem to get the Protection feature to do that. It ...
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Trouble with MS Word templates and 'sections'

I'm trying to create a letterhead template that works like so: Front page containing one header image Continuation page containing alternate header image All additional pages automatically use ...
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Standards for continuation sheets (letterhead templates)

I've only ever designed a couple of letterhead templates throughout my design career so far, and neither of them required continuation sheets. The front page of the one that I'm designing, has the ...
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Designing letterhead templates for MS Word — continuation sheets

I am in the process of designing a letterhead template for one of my clients so that he can use it as a template in MS Word. I don't have MS Office installed myself, I use LibreOffice. We agreed that ...
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Exporting from Corel for word?

I'm developing a number of maps within arcMap which are then exported to Corel for final annotation. In the past i have exported as a .png, to insert into my word doc. The maps i'm currently working ...
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Letterhead Template translated to Word 2016

I've designed a letterhead in illustrator which I am trying to put into Word 2016 so that the client can type out his letters and save them as PDFs. Page one I will layout as the template looks. The ...
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Getting text from a Word doc with no subscription?

So I don't have a legit (or non-legit) copy of MS Office. I really don't want to buy this sorry software, but my client keeps sending me Word 2016/365 docs with markups and crazy formatting and I'm ...
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Conventions for indenting subsections in a document? (Word)

I've often see technical documents created in Microsoft Word which use the Header styles with Header 1 sections as 1. Section Title, Header 2 as 1.1. Subsection Title, Header 3 as 1.1.1. Subsubsection ...
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Why does InDesign not always recognize page breaks from Word?

Some of my page breaks were not carried over into InDesign from Word. Knowing why would be great before I start designing my next book. Thank you for your help.
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Illustrator CC 2015 to Word 2016: Vector not displaying correctly

I have a vector art on Illustrator that I'd like to use as background image for my cover on some projects (display only, not print). I intend to keep the document as a high-quality vector PDF, like ...
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Applying highlighting formating to text in Adobe Illustrator

I'm looking for applying text highlight formatting (that's easily done within Microsoft Word) in Illustrator. Screenshot of highlighting formatting from Microsoft Word: I know that I can add ...
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Color shifts when printing in illustrator vs word - how to avoid?

Working on a graphic for a thank you letter that will be printed and sent out to clients. Already found exact color that prints as expected (Neon mountain dew green on screen, green apple ish color ...
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How can we design a better Restaurant Menu?

My team and I are involved on a re-brand for a vegan restaurant. Most of the print collateral has sailed through the approvals process. The trickiest item so far is the menu. We laid the type out in ...
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Copy Word doc formatting into InDesign?

How do I keep Word document formatting the same as it appears in Word when copy/pasting into InDesign? I have tried several methods and the text becomes homogenized in InDesign and loses all ...
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Illustrator to Word - Text Size Large (scaling issue)

On windows, when exporting text (and more broadly any image) developed in illustrator to word, by dragging it from illustrator to word, there appears to be an issue with text size - the text from ...
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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 to add graphic into a label template in Word 2011?

I need to create labels in Microsoft Word with two company logos. I have created an image for the side of the label and thought I could watermark it, but it only appears in the middle of 1 label. ...
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Image Discolouration when printed in Microsoft Word

I have an image which was created in Adobe Photoshop and is being inserted into a Word Document. The document contains a rectangle with a coloured fill which the image sits on top of. The same RGB ...