GREP Units

InDesign Grep Styles, Prevent Units of Measurement from Breaking

Is there a name for units of measurements that break to a new line and leave behind their number? Let’s call them strays. If strays bug you, GREP is here to help. 1. Establish your character style Set up a character style, which has No Break set. 2. Creating the basic GREP Style Set up[…]

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InDesign GREP Styles

GREP can be used in both InDesign’s Paragraph Style and Find/Replace functionality. For those of you whom like the details, check out InDesign Secrets’ Grep Page, as well as Wikipedia for a general description. What can GREP Styles do for my Proposal/SOQ workflow? The following examples only scratch the surface of what GREP can do for[…]

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InDesign Preflight, Part 1

Take a look at the bottom of your document window. Which preflight status do you have in your document?     If you have a red light, InDesign is whispering to you, “Hey Buddy, you might have a minor problem. Let’s fix these issues now before they pile up.” Adobe InDesign’s Preflight is a powerful[…]