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  1. Good point Nicholas, I often have to print a cover on card for a paperback, in Pageplus I always use the editor to alter the lettering on a spine which, of course is turned at 90 degrees. Another factor is that editing can be done on only one chapter at a time. A big plus in a long book of more than 150 pages. My way of working would be greatly enhanced by being able to concentrate on just one part of a very large number of pages. John
  2. What is the position over Multiline H & J, called "Adobe Paragraph Composer" in InDesign. Are we to get a much improved justifying algorithm which goes back to the previous full stop and rejigs the previous whole paragraph for best fit. Perhaps even altering character width as well as word and letter spacing. Even better, may we expect this in the near future? Only asking. (Grin) John
  3. It's good that there are separate adjustments for Hyphenation, Justification and Tracking. What seems to be lacking is any skilled tuition in the using of these factors, perhaps another good advanced video on the subject? Is this a possibility? John
  4. Two questions really: It's good that there are separate adjustments for Hyphenation, Justification and Tracking. What seems to be lacking is any skilled tuition in the using of these factors, perhaps another good advanced video on the subject? The second is: What is the position over Multiline H & J, called "Adobe Paragraph Composer" in InDesign. Are we to get a much improved justifying algorithm which goes back to the previous full stop and rejigs the previous whole paragraph for best fit. Perhaps even altering character width as well as word and letter spacing. Even better, may we expect this in the near future? Only asking. (Grin) John
  5. I think I confused it with setting column width for a single text frame, which for my publication should be 4.427 inches. It takes me some time to deal with the more meticulous needs of Publisher I'm afraid. Thanks for your interest. John
  6. Thomaso, I cannot thank you enough, this has been bugging me for a good long time and now you have made life a lot simpler for me. The differences between Publisher and PagePlus have made adopting the new program into a steep learning curve and you have helped me a great deal. Thanks again it's great to be able to depend on the solid help of the forum. John
  7. Sorry Walt, I didn't understand, hope this is OK, The other should be OK though hopefully. Thanks for all your help. John Extract of file.afpub
  8. Thank you Walt. Here's the spread and also the settings on Paragraph, Transform and character panel. Hope you can make sense of these. John Wood 1 pp 6 & 7.pdf
  9. This hasn't really sorted itself, I work on Windows 7 and this problem has persisted, I usually use CTRL C and CTRL V to populate my text boxes as I have in the top frame, in the lower frame, as soon as I have created the frame I try to write the same word and look what happens. I include the part of the Text Frame dialog to show that the size of column is correct. This at the front of a 67 page document. Can anyone suggest what is happening please. John
  10. Thank you Tomaso for your interest, I assure you that the text colour was set when I set the text style for Heading 1 which i understand is the proper method of doing this, although I must plead guilty of inefficiency, adjusting after many years of PagePlus experience. Thank you Walt, you have always given good and tolerant advice, even to those labouring under an "inefficient workflow." I don't think the problem is important enough to me to spend any more time on it really. Thank you again. John
  11. Strangely enough I started to do this by CTRL C on page 60 and this is what it produced, I also printed it out as well and it came out the proper colour so I shan't be trying to change it any more. Seems like an occasional peculiarity I am going to learn to live with.
  12. The style, Heading 1 is the right colour (dark red) everywhere else in the whole document, nothing I do will get this particular piece of text to change to the correct colour. Can anyone suggest what might be the problem please? John
  13. Oh thank you Bruce, I don't know how many times I looked at the Text Frame and missed that. excellent stuff, my trouble is that I must be a slow learner. Thanks again John
  14. Only trouble Walt is that it's over 2Mb in size and it has only started to happen on page 46, it was fine before. It could be too large. Wood_1.afpub
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