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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Small Business – Chron. All the long words apart from one already have hyphens in them. I searched for dashes and replaced them with ‘discretionary hyphens’, and the text started flowing. I have to say that some screenshots might be useful, too. Double-click on the filename indeskgn click on the “Open” button to begin the process of adding text to your pages.

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If your text length exceeds the amount that will fit on one page, InDesign adds as many pages autofllow necessary to accommodate your placed material. If the answer to that is “no” you’re out of luck unless you make your text frame wide enough to hold the longest word. Perhaps they aren’t true hyphens?

If it’s “yes” you can insert Discretionary Line Break characters to allow the indeslgn to break, but automating the process might be difficult.

Dicretionary hyphens only appear when the word breaks at the line ending. You can not post a blank message.

Correct Answers – 10 points. Incesign don’t know why ID cannot work out that it should break my long words at the hyphens. InDesign’s autoflow feature speeds the process of adding copy from text and word-processing files, enabling you to let InDesign do some or all of the work for you. Ineesign enter a title. If you change your mind about changing your mind, undo your undo and regain your loaded text cursor. I removed the long ‘words’, and tried again, and now InDesign does not appear to have an issue with my text.


About the Author Elizabeth Mott has been a writer since 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.

You don’t have JavaScript enabled. Hold down the “Shift” key and click to add a text frame that matches the size of your document page minus its margins.

Indesigj for helping out. Undoing an autoflow process removes any pages added by autoflow. This method fills all the pages and columns of your document with your placed text, but it stops short of adding more pages to fit any text that your current page count can’t accommodate. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. Is there a problem if these words are hyphenated? Hyphenation is a paragraph level attribute, so it can be found inthe panel menu for the Paragraph panel or the Control panel when autovlow Text tool is active, or it can be turned on or off in the autof,ow style assigned to the text, which is probably the best place to do it.

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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. Navigate to the location of the document you want to place. If hyphens are not acceptable, is a break in the word without a inxesign acceptable? If you change your mind and don’t want to place a file, press the “Esc” key to unload the text cursor. Open the “File” menu and choose “Place” to bring up the Place dialog box.

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.


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It seems you have hyphenation turned off at the moment OR ID most likley would have inserted hyphens to break the words across multiple lines. 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. Warning Text that fills numerous columns and pages when you place it may occupy more or less space after you style it in your desired typeface and size.

Any changes you make to typeface size, style and other attributes while InDesign displays a loaded text cursor don’t jndesign to the text you’re about to add to your pages. Go to original post. Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name.

My suspicion is they are, in fact, non-breaking hyphens, but I’m hoping the OP can shed some light. If your page design features columns, InDesign flows the text into them successively. Adobe InDesign displays the loaded text cursor, which shows the first few lines or sentences of your copy to the right of its icon.

Please type your message and try again. Things Needed Text or word-processing document. Hold down “Shift-Alt” as you click to add text, triggering InDesign’s fixed-page autoflow method. Elizabeth Mott has been a writer since I found the hyphenation. You can repeat this semi-autoflow process as many times as you want until you’ve placed all your text. I get the little red plus sign below in the last text-box, that indicates that I have overset text.