InDesign includes a semi-autoflow method of threading text frames, which incorporates a few automatic shortcuts but varies only slightly from the manual method. Just do the one step and InDesign will do the other automatically at the same time. InDesign has autoflow, but also several other methods of flowing threaded. Subject Descriptors: InDesign CS5, Smart Text Reflow, Limit to Master would press Shift to autoflow the entire story and add pages as necessary. You will notice that unlike CS3, there is no overset in the corner of your.
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Thanks in advance for both your time and help. Please type your message fs3 try again. Tips To fit your text into a series of linked boxed that don’t fill your pages or columns and still take advantage of autoflow, you can use the semi-autoflow method to create text frames in specific places on your page, then switch to the autlflow method to fill the remaining pages and add inedsign as necessary.
I had dashes in my text not hyphens. Additional hyphens would be a problem. If you don’t like the way your text filled your document, you can undo the fill operation and return to the loaded text cursor so you can redo filling your pages. Depending on how you’ve designed your project and how much text you need to place, autoflow can streamline your workflow. If you change your mind and don’t want to place a file, press the “Esc” key to unload the text cursor.
Thanks this solved the problem. Please enter a title.
This content has been marked as final. If autkflow answer to that is “no” you’re out of luck unless you make your text frame wide enough to hold the longest word. Open the “File” menu and choose “Place” to bring up the Place dialog box. Elizabeth Mott has been a writer since Hold down “Shift-Alt” as you click to add text, triggering InDesign’s fixed-page autoflow method.
I found the hyphenation. Mott has extensive experience writing advertising copy for everything from kitchen appliances indesin financial services to education and tourism. If your placed document contains more text than will fit in the area you filled, your cursor automatically remains set in loaded-text mode. Things Needed Text or word-processing document. When you’re designing multipage documents in Adobe InDesign for client projects or your company’s business communications, you don’t want to waste time repeatedly drawing text frames to flow placed text from page to page.
Correct Answers – 10 points. Any changes you make to typeface size, style and other attributes while InDesign displays a loaded text cursor don’t apply to the text you’re about to add to your pages.
I would prefer to solve the problem wthout adding extra hyphens. Accessed 30 December InDesign’s autoflow feature speeds the process of adding copy from text and word-processing files, indseign you to let InDesign do some or all of the work for you.
If additional text remains unplaced, click on the red overset mark on the out port at the bottom right of the last text frame to reload your text cursor. Would additional hyphens be a problem? Double-click on the filename or click on the “Open” button to begin the process of adding text to your pages. You can not post a blank message. A lot more detail would really help.
I have highlighted all the imported text in the text-box, and applied a new paragraph-style, and made sure that the hyphenation is turned on in the paragraph-style, but the long words are still causing problem. About the Author Elizabeth Mott has been a writer since I think you probably want regular hyphens, not discretionary, if they are meant to be there. The format of the text is unimportant I have tried.
The text contains some text-strings or ‘words’ that are more than characters long. Thanks for helping out.
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Hold down the “Shift” key and click to add a text frame that matches the size of your document page minus its margins. It looks like I would need to turn hyphens ON, and insert a discretionary line break.
If it’s “yes” you can insert Discretionary Line Break characters to allow the words to break, but automating the process might be difficult.
How to Use Autoflow in InDesign
Hyphenation is a paragraph level attribute, so it can be found inthe panel menu for the Paragraph panel or the Control panel when the Text tool is active, or it can be turned on or off in the paragraph style assigned to the text, which is probably the best place to do it. However, I cannot insert spaces or end-of-line into these long ‘words’, as this would change the ‘words’. Hold down the “Alt” key and click to fill a one-column page or the column on which you click on a multicolumn page.
My suspicion is they are, in fact, non-breaking hyphens, but I’m hoping the OP can shed some light. So the problem is caused by the long ‘words’.
If your text length exceeds the amount that will fit on one page, InDesign adds as many pages as necessary to accommodate your placed material. If hyphens are not acceptable, is a break in the word without a hyphen acceptable?