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Importing Text from Microsoft Word & keeping or removing the formatting

Lesson 40 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

Importing Text from Microsoft Word & keeping or removing the formatting

Lesson 40 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

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40. Importing Text from Microsoft Word & keeping or removing the formatting

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Class Trailer

Overview

1

InDesign Tutorial Basics Class Introduction

01:50
2

Exercise files & Projects

02:39
3

What Does Adobe InDesign do?

01:34
4

What are the differences between InDesign and PageMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark?

05:10

PROJECT 1: One page flyer

5

How to change MM to Inches & changing UK to US dictionary in InDesign?

01:39
6

New document in InDesign - what is bleed & slug?

08:08
7

How to create your own RGB & CMYK colors in Adobe InDesign

08:39
8

How do I steal colors from a logo using InDesign?

03:14
9

How to color the background of a page in InDesign?

03:33
10

Importing resizing rotating & flipping images & Logos inside InDesign

07:53
11

How to Import text from Microsoft Word into Adobe InDesign

05:46
12

How to group, ungroup & rotate images in Adobe InDesign

05:12
13

How to make a dotted line, dashed line & borders in InDesign

05:20
14

How best to preview your work in Adobe InDesign

05:16
15

How to make a simple PDF from InDesign

06:43
16

How to save your InDesign file as a JPEG

02:27
17

Why should I use CC Libraries in InDesign?

05:08
18

How to share your InDesign files with others by using package document

04:26
19

Class Exercise 1

03:24
20

Quiz - One Page Flyer

PROJECT 2: Other people's files

21

Ideas, Inspiration & starter templates

04:59
22

Working with other people's InDesign documents, missing images

03:12
23

How to find missing fonts in InDesign?

04:27
24

How to replace images in InDesign?

01:30
25

Opacity, transparency and see through ness in Adobe InDesign

02:29
26

Why is InDesign adding [Converted] and making me 'save as'

01:06
27

What if I can’t find the InDesign file - can I open the PDF?

02:37
28

Quiz - Other people's files

PROJECT 3: Company Newsletter/Brochure

29

Creating a new company newsletter or brochure, what are spreads in InDesign

06:58
30

How to use a Master Page in Adobe InDesign

05:33
31

How do to add automatic page numbering to a InDesign file

04:11
32

Removing a master page & deleting parts off the master page in InDesign

02:30
33

Production Video 1

02:53
34

What is Effective PPI & Image resolution in the InDesign links panel

06:52
35

How to add drop shadows to an image or logo in InDesign

04:20
36

What is TypeKit used for in Adobe InDesign?

08:37
37

How to add the Copyright, Registered & Trademark symbols in InDesign

05:08
38

Where can I find the different versions of letters in InDesign - Ligatures.

03:35
39

How to add placeholder text & lorem ipsum & get a word count in InDesign

03:04
40

Importing Text from Microsoft Word & keeping or removing the formatting

02:58
41

Creating Columns in a text box using Adobe InDesign

01:46
42

How do I justify text & turn off hyphenation in InDesign?

03:59
43

What is the space after & leading in Adobe InDesign?

05:22
44

How to underline text with a full width line in Adobe InDesign?

01:53
45

How do I make a paragraph style in Adobe InDesign?

06:06
46

How do I update a Paragraph Style in Adobe InDesign?

04:28
47

How to use Find & Change to remove double spaces after a period or full stop.

02:37
48

Stealing colours from images, is there a format painter in Adobe InDesign?

03:09
49

InDesign Class Exercise 2 - Magazine Spread

04:22
50

Quiz - Company Newsletter/Brochure

PROJECT 4: Long Business Document

51

How to bring in lots of text into InDesign at once

08:11
52

How do I import paragraph styles from another document

12:45
53

How do I insert completely blank pages in Adobe InDesign

02:03
54

How do I create a gradient in Adobe InDesign

07:20
55

Do I need to use layers in Adobe InDesign

05:27
56

Opacity advanced, mater marks and Transparency Effects in Adobe InDesign

04:24
57

How do I add rounded corners to an image or box in Adobe InDesign?

02:52
58

How to add a large first letter to my text aka Drop Cap

02:16
59

How do I increase the space between letters in Adobe InDesign aka Tracking or Kerning

02:32
60

How do I get text to move around an image or shape using text wrap

03:57
61

Why can’t I put text over anything that has text wrap applied?

03:25
62

How to draw an arrow or triangle or star in Adobe InDesign

06:40
63

How do I put an image inside other shapes like a circle - cropping

02:47
64

What is Adobe Stock

04:17
65

Where can I find free images & icons that I can use for my business

04:23
66

How do I add bullets and numbered lists in Adobe InDesign?

00:51
67

How can I create a table inside Adobe InDesign?

07:10
68

How do I convert tables from Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel into Adobe InDesign

04:26
69

How do I get images to move with the text in Adobe InDesign using anchored objects?

03:22
70

How do I create a Line Break, Column Breaks & Page Breaks in Adobe InDesign?

04:16
71

How do I make an automatic table of contents in Adobe InDesign?

04:46
72

How do you change the tabs in Adobe InDesign?

04:30
73

Can I change the numbering of my pages so 1 starts later in the InDesign file?

03:26
74

Quiz - Long Business Document

PROJECT 5: Conference Name Badge

75

How do I combine Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in InDesign?

09:04
76

CLASS EXERCISE: Create your own business card

01:16
77

Quiz - Conference Name Badge

What next

78

How to create a mockup for your portfolio using InDesign

04:07
79

InDesign cheat sheet & shortcuts

12:45
80

BONUS: Software Updates

40:41
81

What to do after this InDesign tutorial class?

01:07
82

Quiz - What Next

Final Quiz

83

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

Importing Text from Microsoft Word & keeping or removing the formatting

Hi there in this video we're going to look at bringing in text into in design and look at some special features when we're bringing in from something like Microsoft word where the top one here brings through all the formatting that was inward. It had italics and bolds and this version here where it comes in all scrubbed and cleaned. Both versions are useful. Let's look at how to do those. Okay, so first of all, we're going to delete our Lauren ipsum that we had there before because we've got the copy now and we're going to bring it in and the easiest way is probably just to open up the file and word and copy and paste it. There's nothing wrong with that, but you probably don't need me to show you how to copy and paste text. Okay. But the other way you can do it in in his own without having to open upwards so you don't have a word. Okay? You can go with your cursor flashing here, we can go to file and go to place like we did images and then here under 03 newsletter, there's one called a...

rticle one. I'm going to click open, you can see it's brought it all through into in design. One of the things that's done by default is that it's kept the formatting that was inward, but say you don't want that. You don't want the bowls and all the italics because there's a lot of rubbish in there, let's say I'm going to undo it. Okay. What you'll also notice is when I undo. Actually it's not completely gone. It's actually just ended up in my cursor which is kind of a weird quirk. Ok, so actually what I'm gonna do is instead of undoing. Okay, I'm going to select all the text and just delete it. Now. Get my cursor back in there. I'm gonna go to the W key. Okay, So you can see the box of Louisiana. Let's get back to here and let's go to file place. But we're going to look at a little extra bit. This is why it's quite nice to use file place rather than just copying and pasting from word is there's there's options down here, so I click on it without opening it. I click on options. Okay. And I'm going to go show import options and click open and it looks kind of complicated. But basically what I want to do is this one here says remove all the styles and text from word. Bring it in. You'll notice that it's just plain old text scrubbed of all the formatting. Cool. So one of the other ways of bringing in text. Okay. It's the same way with a slightly different technique. We're going to use foul play sports is if I have nothing selected. Okay. And I delete this. Okay. Nothing selected. Click on the background. Black arrow and go to file place. Okay, I'm gonna leave the same options are on. Okay. So I'm gonna make sure it says show import options, which is great, but when I hit article one and click open now because I don't have that text box already on the page and have my cursor in it. Something slightly different is going to happen. So I'm gonna make sure remove style is perfect, but you can see my cursor is loaded now. Okay? And what I can do is just click hold and drag out a box. So we end up at the same place, it depends on what comes natural to you. Do you like to draw the text box first and then have your cursor in and place it or just go to file place and make the text box at the exact same time. That's often what I do, but everyone's a little different for that one. Alright, so that's bringing in text from Microsoft Word or pretty much any old text document. Now, let's make some columns and things. See you in the next video

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