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No. Normal text flow does not apply to tables, meaning you can't have rows automatically broken across consecutive pages to show partial content. If a cell is too high to fit, it will get pushed to the next page by default. What you can do however is manually simulate this. Add another row and move some of that content there, so you can get what you need, ...


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It's possible to set up your InDesign document so the back and front page are shown as a spread instead of being two separate pages. When creating the document, set it up with the wanted Number of Pages, enable Facing Pages and set Start Page # to 2. Now your document only consists of whole spreads: But the page numbers are wrong which will give you ...


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Without having access to your computer, my best guess is that the font is slowing down your applications because it is a grungy font which contains many more vector points than ordinary fonts. One of the advantages of vector graphics compared to raster graphics is that they don't take up as much disk space. The downside is that they need to be rendered ...


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Imagine your cover to be spread out, with the spine face up. On your front page 'spread', draw one big shape that extends to the left of the front cover far enough to cover the imaginary back cover as well, including bleed. Fill this shape with your desired gradient. Copy this object. On your back cover 'spread', choose Edit > Paste in Place (Ctrl/Cmd+Alt+...


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Here is a way to scale the Leading proportionally with the Font Size using "Auto Leading*: Select your text frame or paragraph. Enter Justification in the "sandwich menu" in the Paragraph panel (or in your Paragraph Style settings). In the Auto Leading field write: 100 * Leading / Font Size (in your case 100*20.8/12). Set the leading to Auto. Now you can ...


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A hands-on way of doing this is simply to multiply the Font Size and the Leading with the same number:


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Set the leading in percentage Calculate the leading in percentage: 12 pt / 20.8 = 12 pt / 145% Select the text and set the leading to auto Increase the font size Change the leading to 145%


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Grab a corner of the text box while holding CTRL and drag. This scales the text box up or down proportionally, meaning, font size and leading will be both adjusted proportionally. Then re-adjust the text box to its original size by dragging the side handles, if needed.


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You have to adjust the angle of the tip. The more acute it is, the longer the tail. You don't have the same problem in the first balloon because the angle formed by the two lines connecting at the tip is much more obtuse. To understand a bit better how miter works, check this thread on the Adobe forum: The miter limit controls when the program switches ...


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baffling and bizarre - but linking an empty text frame at the beginning of the already formatted text cleared up what ever indesign's issue was with only building the title and not the rest of the contents. Before that I kept getting the message 'update table of contents' when I had yet to create it. This was a base used for a previous (and similar) project.


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The easiest solution is to create another column in your CSV/Excel to include the word "and" if the Spouse field has data. In your Excel file: Row | Column A | Column B | Column C 1 | FirstName | Spouse | Conjunction 2 | John | Mary | =IF(ISBLANK(B2),"", " and ") You may also need to highlight all of column C, copy it and select "Paste ...


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This had been annoying for a while as well especially since I often repurpose InDesign files for new projects. I really wish there was a way to modify this behaviour and having it ALWAYS use the current file name as the export name. @Lars: The easiest method I found is the double click on the current file when exporting my work hence grabbing the whole name ...


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Yes. Do you have an Adobe Account / Adobe ID Profile? If you have official software, when you installed(hopefully) you registered. If you are logged into adobe.com then when you try to open a newer file a Creative Cloud window will pop up and offer to convert for you. I have to do this weekly. Note: I am using CS6, don't have CC, and it converts in a ...


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A large amount of software are capable of doing this. Illustrator, and InDesign can do this, photoshop can do this with a little bit of work. However, the canonical way to do this has been imagemagic. Not only can it do this fast, it can do it fully automated and is not encumbered with a license that stops you form doing this on a server.


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Both Illustrator and InDesign use Data Merge, which takes a list in CSV format including pairs of text/image in a line-by-line comma-separated format, and generates composite files. Your source file will look like this (assumes Windows machine): @photo,text C:\Photos\geometry.jpg,Geometry C:\Photos\craft.jpg,Craft An AI or INDD template will ...


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This is an issue with Windows, not Adobe. Windows never activates a window when you hover it. Luckily there's an easy fix: Go to Control Panel > Ease of Access > Ease of Access Center > Make the mouse easier to use Select Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse Done! Mind you this activates this behaviour for all windows.


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Open the Find/Change window Click the Specify Attributes to Find icon and at the Basic Character Format click Position and check Superscript → Ok Click the Specify Attributes to Change icon and at the Basic Character Format click Position and check Normal → Ok Click the Change All button


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Part 1 There is no need to set a different style on the last bullet point. Just set up "bullets" style with Space after set to 4mm and Space between set to 1mm, and apply this one style to all bullets. Part 2: I know of no good way to find the para before a bullet list, but you can use a trick to apply 2 styles at once. First the set up: You already ...


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Use the Indents and Spacing section of the Paragraph Style dialog to specify Space Before and Space After. Use the option Space Between Paragraphs Using Same Style to specify the space between the bulleted list items. (note: this is a new-ish feature and may not be available in older versions in InDesign) For example, if Space Before is 1mm, Space After is ...


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As the character style is "empty" as you say, you could just replace it with [None] without any consequence, but I guess you ask this for the principle of it. Here is a complete list of what I would check. I also include things you have already mentioned for the sake of completeness. Search the document for any occurrences of the character style: ...


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vinny and scott. i can confirm that x1a with resolution 400 400 2400 is the best setting and recommended by almost all printers because this setting flattens the pdf file and creates wysiwyg artwork. other settings might cause odd results on boxes containing transparency, from slight difference in colour with surrounding areas to solid black overprint. in ...


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I assume you're talking about a gap that appears between the top of the top cell's grey fill and the blue stroke. If this is the case, then you can fill the table's text frame with that same grey color, then make sure any transparent cells are filled with white. The appearance should be the same as what you posted, but any gaps errors from the printing ...


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I discovered a method that was easy... 1) draw rounded squares on top of your cells you want rounded. 2) copy all the rounded squares to Illustrator, and use Object/Compound Path/Make to turn the collection of rounded squares into one compound shape. 3) copy them back to indesign, aim it over the table. 4) cut your table, select the psted set of squares,...


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It seems to me that you are looking for a mode which is a mix of Normal and Preview where everything outside the page is hidden but all grids, guides and extras are still displayed. I don't think that it exists. I can only suggest these workarounds: Keep all your "clutter objects" on a separate layer which you can toggle. Draw a shape which covers the ...


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