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    Evan commented  · 

    I agree, the full-document link updates take forever.

    To help explain, let's say I have a 10pg indesign document containing component graphics, (for example a series of graphs or illustrations). I place the pages of this document inside another larger indesign document (for example a textbook). Then let's say I go back and edit ONE single page of the component document. When I go to update the link in the larger document, indesign is not smart enough to update just the one modified page. It updates every single page. This takes a considerable amount of processing time and is wasteful/inefficient.

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    Evan commented  · 

    We do large format exhibit booth displays that consist of one giant image spanning across many individual panels. We design the overall image as one big piece, but the printing vendors want to receive each panel as a separate file. This would be so much easier to set up if you could remove the 10pg horizontal spread limit and add the ability to stack pages vertically. In other words, having the freedom to arrange our pages in rows and columns (like we can do with Illustrator artboards).

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    Evan commented  · 

    This already exists in some form: see Window >> Styles >> Object Styles. There is a section within those for effects.

    Another cool feature (in the regular effects panel; not related to object styles): After you apply the desired effect, if you click and hold on the little "fx" logo in the effects panel, you can then drag that it over top of any object in your document and let go. It will apply the same effect to that object.

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    2 comments  ·  Adobe InDesign: Feature Requests » Styles  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Evan commented  · 

    Yes, if this could emulate the CSS functionality of :before and :after that would be perfect. I would use this all the time! Just a basic way to use the paragraph style to insert a short bit of text characters before and/or after the actual content of the paragraph. For example, [Always insert the word "INTRO:" before any paragraphs with "intro" paragraph style applied]. Would also be useful for quickly adding endmark characters to the last paragraph of a magazine story.

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    Evan commented  · 

    Yes this was driving me crazy thinking I was doing something wrong. This a bug specific to CHARACTER styles as you said (the equivalent export settings for paragraph styles work properly).

    TO REPRODUCE:

    Create new document
    type some text
    create a new character style, for example “Italics”
    In the character style’s Export Tagging settings, choose:
    > Tag: em
    > UNCHECK “Include Classes in HTML”

    Now apply that character style to any word in your text.

    File >> Export >> HTML
    [specific settings here don’t matter, just click ok]

    What should happen:
    HTML should export with your chosen word wrapped in a basic <em></em> tag, with no class

    What actually happens:
    HTML exports with NO tag wrapping the chosen word at all. The tag is completely ignored.

    The only way to get the character style’s tag to successfully export is to check “include classes in HTML”. But this is not desirable when we do not want/need any classes, such as for simple <em> or <strong> tags.

    Would appreciate if you could fix as this would really clean up our HTML markup.

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    1 comment  ·  Adobe InDesign: Feature Requests » Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Evan commented  · 

    Agreed! A [Flag as duplicate] button would be nice so that the forum users could help out with the consolidation process.

    Also some other buttons to flag things as [this feature already exists] or [this is a not a feature suggestion] would help.

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    Evan commented  · 

    Probably not quite what you're envisioning, but as someone who works with CSS/SASS a lot and is used to making styling changes via a code editor, I've often wished for a more advanced way to get into the nitty gritty of indesign's style sheets. For complex documents, endlessly clicking through tiny panels to edit styles gets very tedious. And we are very limited by not being able to apply multiple styles to the same character/paragraph as mentioned in other comments.

    Overall I would like to see indesign’s styles totally re-worked so that they can function more like CSS, or—dreaming here—actually be fundamentally rebuilt/remapped to their equivalent properties on the platform of standard CSS. Then they could be natively exported to/imported from a standard CSS file.

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