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How to choose appropriate grids for layouts in a publication

You can start by not overthinking it. Not many people will recognize a fibonacci grid or golden ratio grid while looking at a printed piece. A grid can always be adjusted on the go from something ...
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Replicating margins. columns and grid of an existing design layout InDesign CC

I think there maybe too much focus on "the grid". Everything does not need to be fit to an all-same-size grid. In the example you are wanting to copy there is vertical symmetry but the ...
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Replicating margins. columns and grid of an existing design layout InDesign CC

Like others have said, not every design needs to use a grid as such to be balanced, but rather a set of geometrical rules. It's common to have some sort of horizontal grid in the form of margins and ...
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Replicating margins. columns and grid of an existing design layout InDesign CC

Normally you just set up some consistent page margins, then set up some 3-column and/or 2-column text frames, with consistent gutters and consistently alingning the frames to the margins, and you get ...
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Text Cursor is too big and prevents fitting of the text area

The Type is set to superscript. Select the type and toggle that setting.
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Evenly distribute spacing between 3 text frames

You can use the "Layout → Margins and Columns" feature and you can type in equal amounts in the margin boxes, type in 3 columns with the same amount for gutter value, and InDesign will build ...
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Efficient way to align objects within guides illustrator CS6

It looks like you are doing some page layout- Adobe Indesign is made for this. This can certainly be done in Illustrator also with a bit more "hand work". Your guides can give you some page ...
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Good practices to keep layout consistent

There are ways of achieving something similar to what you want. But those would be pretty complex to do in Indesign. Object styles allows you to set up styles defining height/width/position of objects....
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Graphic Design brochure

Kind of looks like 4 times an A5, in which case your InDesign document will need to be 592mm (width) by 210mm (height).
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Graphic Design brochure

I do not know if you are doing this for a school project, or to make a mockup only... But that is not the way things are done in real life. In real life, you need to find out if the project can ...
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Graphic Design brochure

If the folded size is to be A5, then the image is depicting four A5 items side-by-side. The height for the document would be one (A5 height) by four (A5 widths).
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Where to place images/text on a page in design?

This is a very broad question with no possible definitive answer, but... In general, any "best spot" for anything relies on what the "thing" is and what the goal of the design may ...
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