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Luca H

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  1. Basically what the title says. It would save me some time if I could select more than one master page in the panel and delete or duplicate them all at once.
  2. Hi everyone, I would imagine that the following feature would be very helpful in keeping documents tidy. I'll explain it using text styles, but it could be applied to anything from master pages to color swatches to styles. The text style panel has a handy feature called "Delete unused styles". The problem is that I have some styles set up that I haven't used or applied (yet), but they are part of the document and style hierarchy. If I were to use "Delete Unused Styles", all of those styles would be gone. So what I would like to see is a function that would allow me to lock/protect the styles from being deleted by "Delete unused". That way I could always protect the styles I need to keep, and it would be easy to get rid of all the other styles that were created but aren't really needed anymore or were automatically created by copy and paste (duplicated). This could also help to quickly clean up the master pages after a book has been synced or pages have been imported from other documents and many duplicates have been created. So what I wish for is basically that the function "Delete unused" is available everywhere, where a kind of style is created, and that I can select which styles/masters/swatches are always protected from this function.
  3. I also struggle with this problem on a regular basis. My document uses nested styles, so when I accidentally duplicate a style, the parent style is also duplicated and so on. If I'm not careful, I can quickly accumulate a huge amount of duplicated styles. (There must be a bug here that is causing this duplication, but that is not the topic of this thread.) The problem then is that you don't know if the duplicate style is applied to the text or the original. You can use Find and Replace to find out, but if there are too many styles in the list, part of it will be truncated. It is possible to navigate to the truncated styles with the arrow keys, but you can't see what you are doing. This happened to me in 1.10 (and probably before), as well as in 2.0 If it's not possible to make the list scrollable, and also not possible to prevent (accidental) duplication, I'd like to see the following feature implemented: Locking a style against deletion by the text style panel function "Delete unused styles". This way I could lock all my original styles. Then when I select "Delete Unused Styles", all duplicates that are not applied to text are automatically deleted. What's left are the duplicates that are applied to text, and all my original styles (applied to text or not). This would make it much easier to keep control. Edit: I created a topic for that in the suggestions section of this forum.
  4. Hi everyone, I have a few questions regarding books and packaged files. I would like to know the following: Is it possible to package complete books? If yes, how? Or do you have to package each chapter-file separately? Since packaged files can't be added to the book, after opening them, you have to save them again to add them to the book. So what is the best way to archive and manage books and all associated files, fonts and resources? How are books and packaged files supposed to be used together in a meaningful way? What are your workflows?
  5. Hello everyone, today I created a table that is longer than my layout and would span over several pages. So I had to split it. It is simply very inconvenient to have to split the table, especially if you insert or edit rows later and want to re-sort the table. Therefore here's my +1 for multi-page tables.
  6. MacBook Pro (15", 2019) macOS 11.2.3 Publisher 1.9.2 Hi everyone, I set up a document in Publisher and organized my text styles in groups in the following way: Group Style (General Settings) Group Style (01 Body Texts) Paragraph Style (Body Text) Paragraph Style (Unsorted List) … … … The group style "General Settings" acts like a master style. Here I setup all the things that should stay the same across all further subordinated paragraph and group styles. As those things work, the settings I make in "01 Body Texts" should override the settings from "General Settings" and "Body Text" should override the settings of "01 Body Texts". So far that has always worked well for me, except in one case. For the paragraph style "Unsorted List" I changed some optical alignment settings and as expected, these settings override the settings of "01 Body Texts" and "General Settings". The problem here is, that it doesn't just override the optical alignment for the characters where I adjusted it, but also resets all other characters that I previously setup in "General Settings". This kind of breaks my workflow, because now if I want to change the optical alignment of a character, I have to do it in "General Settings" and in "Unsorted List" which ultimately will lead so some inconsistencies down the line. So my question here is, am I doing it wrong? Is it a bug? Or if everything works as intended, could it be implemented that the optical alignment of characters can be overridden character by character instead of resetting all characters that are not adjusted in the overriding paragraph style? I hope my writing is not too confusing. Thanks for the help in advance! Here is an Example: In "General Settings" I set "f" to 28% left and in "Unsorted List" I only set "•" to 350% left. My wish would be that the character "f" is still pushed 28% to the left when the paragraph style "Unsorted List" is activated, without having to manually add it as a setting. Mabye this example makes it more clear?
  7. Hi As already requested by you and (among others) here, here and here I also cast my vote on this issue. It would help me a great deal with organizing UI Kits with several color themes!
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