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To unlock everything, javasript would be a choice. try { if (app.activeDocument) { app.activeDocument.layers.everyItem().locked = false; app.activeDocument.pageItems.everyItem().locked = false; } } catch (err) {} alert("Done!");


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Both illustrator and indesign emulate physical media (paper). Since you told that the other image has a denser pixel pitch (PPI) on output it imports as smaller (untill you decide otherwise). It simply has same amount of pixels in a smaller area. It is still the same image, so size of disk is exactly the same.


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Just to make sure you know: ppi means pixels per inch. Let's pretend we have an image which is 300×300 px. Its resolution is set to 150 ppi. Then we make a duplicate of that image and set the resolution to 300 ppi (without resizing it). These two images are exactly the same! They contain the same amount of pixels, the same information. Only difference is ...


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There are three things you must do: Set the whole text leading to Automatic Change the Anchor Object Y Offset to a negative number Set the Anchor Object Text Wrap to Jump Object


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Yes. Both files have the same number of pixels, so the same file size and image quality. But when you import your images to InDesign, which takes into account image resolution to print them (since DPI is dots per inch, meaning it's useful to measure how large an image will print in a physical medium) the image with 300dpi will look smaller, because it has ...


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Here's a solution. Resize the width so it fits within A3/A3+ longer side size (420/450mm). The printers can not print to the edge, so you need to subtract 1cm from the width. Now you get a maximum width of 440mm. Let that be your longer side. Resize the shorter side proportionally. You will end up with your original design scaled down for some percentage. ...


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GREP can't change cases. You'll need a script. Create a plain text file, name it something like CapsToLowercase.jsx and paste the following: (function(){ if(app.documents.length==0){return} var doc=app.documents[0]; try{var range = app.selection[0].parentStory} catch (err){var range = doc} app.findGrepPreferences = null; app.findGrepPreferences....


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You can select text and choose Type > Change Case > ... from the menu to alter the case of the selected text. You can also set this in the Find/Replace dialog...


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Open the Paragraph Style options and at the Basic Character Formats Tab, choose Case = All Caps, and then change it to Normal: If the text is already written with the caps lock on, select the text and go to menu Text > Change Case > Sentence Case


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Open the Paragraph Style options and at the Justification Tab, increase the Maximum Letter Spacing percentage:


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Why don't you actually use GitHub? GitHub already supports viewing PSD's (you can still use it for backing up AI files) and you can also have a free private repository with up to 3 contributors. Just set up git to automatically commit on change. There are multiple resources, I've linked a couple below; Git: Auto commit contents of a windows folder ...


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You should set a profile that is set to change specific RGB range into K channel, otherwise you will the "dirty grey" when converting into CMYK. If you are printing in office printers, many printer driver software allows you to create a custom profile. Turning off all the "vivid photo" options and setting the color management to "manual" would usually ...


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Check your paragraph settings. You might have applied Left Indent: (It could also be cause by an object we can't see with Text Wrap applied.)


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Ok I looked at the screenshots and can tell you what happens. In case of separate text frames, TOC will get the one on the left first. So you have several options : thread your frames, make a unique frame and use left indentation in order to position your title 1 or extend your title 2 frame to the left and again, use left indent. If I had to do it, i would ...


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The elements you are attempting to edit and are unable to are most likely on Master Pages. Master pages are sort of "templates" for individual document pages. You place elements on Master Pages, apply the Master Page to document pages, and then the Document Page contain those items. Altering a Master Page will alter all pages with that Master applied to ...


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The problem you have is related to the First Baseline Offset setting of the text frame. You can access the Text Frame Options of a text frame by by selecting it and either right-clicking it and choosing Text Frame Options or pressing Cmd + B on Mac or Ctrl + B on PC. Under the Baseline Options tab you'll find the First Baseline > Offset which specifies the ...


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First, make the frame fit the text dimensions with button 1 Second, align both with vertical middle with button 2


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What you are seeing is probably the difference between a print PDF and an interactive PDF. When you export a PDF from InDesign, you can choose between these two types: Adobe PDF (Interactive) is used to make PDFs which are meant to be viewed on a screen. It uses a simplified export dialogue. An interactive PDF is always in RGB and can't have bleed (among ...


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Very old question. I am aware. but.... Use the corner widget. I don't know about setting this as a style, since every shape will presumably be a different size. However, you can completely round corners into a "pill" shape by... Clicking the yellow corner widget on a rectangle or rectangular frame once to activate it It will split into a yelow widget on ...


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This might have to do with your Indesign version. Try instead to make a line and doing a rounded cap (around the vector point). It'll create perfect rounded capsules and is scalable with the shape.


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Try exporting the PDF using the PDF/X-4:2010 standard. If possible, use a postscript driver to print. If these two elements are in place, you may not need to convert the PNGs to CMYK at all.


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Ok, maybe I have got the solution. I have read a bit more about PDF/X and found that PDX-1a just allows CMYK. Thats what the printing company asked for...but looks like this is the issue as the PNG file is RGB. So I used PDF/X-3:2002 and that worked as it allows RGB too. Funny enough PDF/X-4 does not work...funny


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If you want to make super sure, open up your PNG's in Photoshop, save each one as PSD in CMYK, relink the PSD's into the INDD file and export using the Press Quality PDF export preset.


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shows everything converted to RGB (as the PNG File is RGB). Looks like PNG will not get converted to CMYK, instead the whole file will be converted to RGB. Two parts here. A raster image inside PNG is no more PNG or JPG or whatever... It is a raster image inside a PDF. The real problem here is that you are not using the correct PDF export setting. A PDF ...


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Unlike paths, you can see the nonprinting strokes (outlines) of frames by default even when the frames aren’t selected. To show or hide frame edges, choose View → Extras → Show/Hide Frame Edges Adobe Indesign Help


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It's not possible include animated content in an Interactive PDF. However, three other formats that can be exported by InDesign support some version of looping content: Animated GIFs (supported by FXL Epub, Publish Online, in5 HTML) Looped Video (FXL Epub, Publish Online, in5 HTML) Multi-State Object Slideshow (in5 HTML) Image Sequences (in5 HTML) Looping ...


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This might be a non-answer, but my honest advice for you is: Don't do it this way. As you are realizing, this method is really cumbersome and time consuming. It could be scripted, as @joojaa mentions, but custom scripts shouldn't be necessary for such a common task of matching screen colors to print colors. CMYK colors are not absolute colors. They are a ...


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Make a copy of your RGB colors put it in a folder called colors in document. Use only these colors. You can then drag the symbol swatches form one set over to anothers icon and it overwrites the swatch updating all globally assigned colors. Now in illustrator you can just record an action overwriting one to another. But you could easily just script this ...


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I know this was posted 2 years ago but I have been noticing this problem with a client's template lately. I found it. It is hidden in Text Frame Options > Baseline Options. First Baseline should be set to "Ascent" and not "Leading" as mine was. This fixed it for me!


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I've been creating a booklet file and adding the other files as pages to it before using the Print Booklet function. If you go to layout > pages > move pages, there's an option to move to another file, which duplicates it into that file. Make sure you move all pages.


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Just disable "Create PDF Compatible File" tick when you save.


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If you're using a 13" laptop, or have some kind of system magnification turned on, or just looking via some sort of small screen device, the InDesign interface gets automatically adjusted and some buttons may be hidden or moved to other places. There's a flyout menu at the very right edge of the control panel bar, click that and try to switch to a 'Float' ...


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I don't have the time to explain in detail, but here's how I would do. Sorry: because of filesize limitation, I have to split the animation in 3. It's not going to be easy to follow, especially because of the gif loop... But hopefully, you'll get the idea. The good thing is that the trick also allows you to add aside annotations to your footnotes references. ...


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This is a trick using GREP paragraph styles and Cross-References. It's a bit complicated to make it but has to be done just once. I will try to do it in parts with the title of the modified element. I'm using the same numbers at the question to make easier the explanation: Footnote 12 and Footnote 33 Footnote Paragraph Style Add at the end of every ...


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