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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Would additional hyphens be a problem? A lot more detail would really help. It was already ON. Hyphenation is a paragraph level attribute, so it can be found inthe panel menu for the Paragraph panel sc3 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.

This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. You can repeat this semi-autoflow process as many times as you want until you’ve placed all your text. Adobe InDesign displays the loaded text cursor, which shows the first few lines or sentences of your copy to the right of its icon.

Thanks for helping out. You can not post a blank message. I had dashes in my text not hyphens. Adobe InDesign’s autoflow autfolow fill all the pages of the two-column layout of this dictionary.


Small Business – Chron. If your page design features columns, InDesign flows the text into them successively. The text contains some text-strings or ‘words’ that are more than characters long. Correct Answers – 10 points. 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.

The format of the text is unimportant I have tried. How auhoflow I turn hyphens ON? Thanks this solved the problem.

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 autfolow and size. All the long words apart from one already have hyphens in them. I should have explained this better.

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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. Please type your xutoflow and try again.

Undoing an autoflow process removes any pages added by autoflow. 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.

Perhaps they aren’t true hyphens? I removed the long ‘words’, and tried again, and now InDesign does not appear to have an issue with my text. I think you probably want regular hyphens, not discretionary, if they are meant to be there.

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Is there a problem if these words are hyphenated? Accessed 30 December I searched for dashes and replaced them with ‘discretionary hyphens’, and the text started flowing.

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Dicretionary hyphens only appear when the word breaks at the line ending. How to Use Autoflow in InDesign.

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Depending on how you’ve designed your project and how much text you need to place, autoflow can streamline your workflow. 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 autiflow add to your pages.

Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. I would prefer to solve the problem wthout adding extra hyphens. The number of characters in each ‘word’ is important, and if I start adding extra spaces or end-of-line charecters it would change the ‘words’.