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As Lauren says, you can simply uncheck Hyphenation in the Paragraph panel or in the Hyphenation section of your Paragraph Style, but don't be too quick to throw away the hyphens. No hyphenation also tends to leave you in trouble when you have widows and orphans to deal with. Some things worth considering: Language: Hyphenation requires the language of the ...


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Paragraph Style There are two paragraph rules: Above: the dark color and column width Below: white and text width At the end of the sentence there is an added character with a character style incorporated as a GREP style in the paragraph style. GREP style: the example use this character "•" Character Style Strikethrough: with the stripes gradient, the ...


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You can actually export as .doc from InDesign, sort of. Export your INDD as PDF (File > Export > Adobe PDF), and then save the PDF as a Word Document (File > Save as > Microsoft Word). You can also export the PDF to HTML, and open it in Word, but it looks like it's not recommended. In this Adobe forum thread some users mention two programs that you ...


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I just found out how to avoid hyphenation in a single word, which took me a long time, so I am posting it here for anyone else looking for it: Select the word you want to "keep together". Open the Character window/palette, it's on Cmd-T. Click the tiny menu in the upper-right corner of that window. Select the last option, no break. Voila!


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That looks like small caps are being used, so: select the sentence hit the 'Small Caps' button as seen below go to 'Type → Change Case → Title Case'. This will capitalize each word and then you'll have to lower case some of the wording by hand (of, and, a).


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1) To turn off hyphenation throughout the entire paragraph, go into your paragraph style, click on Hyphenation, and uncheck the first box, which says Hyphenate. That being said... 2) No, it is NOT bad practice to hyphenate. In fact, if you have justified text, and you don't hyphenate, it is extremely difficult to read the body copy. InDesign will add ...


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Use GREP search query. Search for \s\? Replace by ? Check the target of your query (document, story or selection). This is probably why you couldn't make it work properly. See example below of a couple of different kinds of spaces that would be affected:


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Create a character style and set it to "No break". Edit your existing paragraph style, go to the GREP Style tab, choose the character style you created above and type (?<=\s)i\W+ in the "To Text" field. (credits go to @Tobias Kienzler who suggested this)


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If you look closely at the "U" for underline, you would see that there's a drop-down arrow as part of the button. If you click and hold the button, you will have two additional properties: "displacement" and "line width". My screenshot tool doesn't seem to want to capture that, but click and hold where the arrow is pointing.... I would suggest experimenting ...


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There are Character and Paragraph Styles. This is what they are for. Window > Type > Character Styles and Window > Type > Paragraph Styles. Set type how you want it to look and highlight it. Then click the New icon on the bottom of the appropriate style panel. When you want to apply the same text formatting, highlight the text, and click the ...


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In the Toc panel, first click on "more Options". Then, all you have to do is to create and apply a character style to the page numbers. Repeat for every entry.


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This can be handled by the "dictionaries" functionality, but may need to be done by hand unfortunately: (see: "Add words to dictionaries") http://help.adobe.com/en_US/indesign/cs/using/WSa285fff53dea4f8617383751001ea8cb3f-6f53a.html In the dictionaries, at least the user-created ones, you can edit the hyphenation for specific words. one tilde (~) to ...


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You need to study this part of the ID interface, especially the "Cell Height" (which forces your rows to be taller) and "Top/Bottom Cell Insets" (same result, but by increasing inside cell margins) on the right side. There's also a lot of Youtube content on this.


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This is what the Graphic Styles panel is for. Drag a formatted object to the Graphic Styles Panel (Window > Graphic Styles) When you want to change a different object to have the same appearance, select the object, then merely click the style in the Graphic Styles Panel. Graphic Styles in Illustrator are similar to Paragraph styles, but for object ...


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Type in the chapter titles line by line Insert a Tab at the end of each line Type in the page numbers after the tabs Hit Ctrl+Alt+I which turns on the hidden characters so you can actually see the tabs in blue Select the entire TOC (Table of contents) Hit Ctrl+Shift+T. A ruler pops open which let you adjust the tabs. Click anywhere you wish to position all ...


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In addition to the panel menu of charecter palette: You can shift click on the normal character/paragraph style in character/paragraph styles palette. This should return you to the default style with no bells and whistles. The benefit of this is also that by using this palette you get into the habit of using styles.


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http://www.fontspace.com/casady-and-greene/keycapsflf for example is a "keyboard font", I am sure there are others. The key term here apparently is "keyboard font"


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In my opinion... remove them all! The use of a table implies some specific usage of headers, columns and rows. Any punctuation like : or . is irrelevant on this context. So play with the spacing, font, weight, backgrounds and colors. But there is a small chance that the green one has some sense. n_n. You could complement its meaning aligning that word to ...


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My 0.02$: unfortunately these times people often forget about possibility to simply align text to the left. If you're about to use "justification" without hyphenation (as some already pointed out) you should be extra careful and pay close attention to what a program does to spaces between words. It's quite possible results will be disastrous. You'll get a ...


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Todays Adobe CC Update (2015) brought the solution to this problem. You can now enable paragraph shading to add a background to paragraph styles.


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Im hestiant about showing you how to do this because you still haven't show any effort but Im having a great day so Im going to pass along the love. This is how I would do it: Create the shape in Illustrator and round the corner (reference: How do I modify custom radius for each corner of a rectangle in Illustrator?): Export shape as an EPS file and ...


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I made this an answer just to be kosher. If your copy is contained within a single box, you can apply a text style to that box. If your text flows/links to additional boxes, you can't apply a style via selecting the boxes. You have to apply the style directly to the text. – I usually do a Select All on the copy within the box, then apply the style. You ...


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Typefaces need to be formatted to tell the programs using them which font in the set is Regular, or which is Bold, or which is Italic, or which is Bold + Italic. Not all typefaces are formatted this way. If the font you are using in InDesign does not allow the shortcut, it usually means that the typeface has not "told" InDesign which font in the typeface ...


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No, you cannot lock formatting and keep raw data unlocked in InDesign. Some alternatives: InCopy is able to allow limited access to INDD files, assuming your client is willing to learn another software. try to set up the table as a linked CSV file. This way the client can edit the CSV in Excel and update the link in InDesign. Some research will be needed ...


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Sure, just use the Eyedropper tool (I). Unlike Photoshop it picks up appearance attributes and doesn't just sample color... It works on live type too... You can even double click the tool to choose what it will and will not sample...


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An automated way is to use GREP Styles via the Paragraph Style options. This feature is automatic so every time the phrase appears it will instantly apply the formatting without any manual search needed. A Character Style will need to be defined and then this will apply as a rule within your Paragraph Style. If you're using multiple styles, you need to do ...


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No. You need to use separate text frames instead of columns. To quote from Adobe directly: You cannot create columns of unequal width in a text frame. To create columns of unequal width or height, add threaded text frames side-by-side on either a document page or a master page.


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It seems you need to use Nested Styles for the Paragraph Style assigned under TOC. It should use something like this. This will apply a Character Style to Characters from the beginning of the Paragraph and stops when it reaches the first Tab, which in this case is the one right after your List Numbering. Good luck!


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Here's what I suggested in the comments in more detail. Indesign list numbering can continue from the previous, meaning that you can divide a list into multiple paragraphs maintaining the list form. So basically you style every second paragraph not to have the list numbering. You can take the existing list Paragraph style and duplicate it. You can find ...


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I would do this using a combination of character and object styles. You would set up a character style to format the numbering (the white numbers inside buttons), then anchor that (paste it) as a separate text box inside the main body text. Then apply an object style for the actual button to fill the anchored frame with color, give it round corners and shift ...


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