A common question I come across is 'can you make an image black & white (B&W) in InDesign without using Photoshop or another application or software', the simple answer is yes you can.
The slightly longer answer is that this process will allow you to make image appear black & white, but it will not convert your image to greyscale, that can still only be done with Photoshop or similar. So just bear in mind that this process will show... View More
Recently I wrote a post on changing the full stop in a numbered list in InDesign CC (this post can be viewed here). This got me thinking about another huge time saver that works in a similar way. Creating a paragraph style for figure numbers. I have seen it plenty of times especially when working on bids especially and each image or 'figure' has to be labelled accordingly then one figure is removed and all the numbering needs to... View More
To be honest apart from adapting the style of the number and the font, size, colour, etc I've never considered changing the full stop that follows the number when creating paragraph styles for a numbered list in InDesign. It never really bothered me until recently. I was putting together a contact sheet and the photos needed to be numbered. I wanted to use a paragraph style for this as photos are always being added or removed and it saves... View More
A problem that all InDesign CC users have come across is missing fonts - fonts not being recognised by InDesign.
Maybe you've installed the font and InDesign still doesn't recognise it.
When you try installing with font book it warns you of a serious error with the font.
Or maybe the font has been copied and pasted too many times and the font is corrupted and simply not installing.
Whatever the cause of your issue I intend to explain a quick and simple... View More