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Adobe InDesign: How to Round the Corners of a Table

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign You can’t round the corners of a table with a stroke around it in Adobe InDesign CC, so how can you achieve this look? One answer is to put the table into a graphic frame, and round the corners of the frame. Need a few more details? Here […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Controlling Space Above Tables

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated: Mar 17, 2016 From a past Rocky Mountain Training student: Hi Barb! Can you help me with something? How do I reduce the space between the image and the table? Thanks for any help you can offer. I’m stuck! I see a few options to reduce the space […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Controlling the Spacing within Tables

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker This question (and answer) came in recently from one of my Advanced FrameMaker students: Hi Barb, Here’s my NoteImage and NoteText in the NoteTable tag. Is there a way to keep this spacing as I add text to the note? I want Note to stay at the bottom […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Splitting One Table into Multiple Tables

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe FrameMaker This question just came in from one of my past Adobe FrameMaker students: I have a table with many rows and I want to split it into 5 tables. Not changing content. Just want to break it up. Say, take a 50-row table and break it into […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Fixed Spacing and Anchored Frames within Tables

by Barb Binder This question was posed yesterday by a past Rocky Mountain Training FrameMaker 9 student: Last fall … you taught me a great way to handle the placement of many graphics in a very short time, by building a table, importing the image, and using Esc m p to shrink-wrap the image in its […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Adding an Image in Front of a Paragraph

by Barb Binder This question came in yesterday from a former Advanced FrameMaker student: I’d like to insert a graphic each time my document is going to reference a “Note.”  How do you suggest I do this? Just insert the graphic each time? That would work, but here’s what I’d do: Add the graphic to the […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Complex Table Columns

by Barb Binder I received the following inquiry from one of my recent Advanced Adobe FrameMaker students. I have a question about formatting tables in FrameMaker 9. My document has a large table that is built with 6 columns (example below): I need to create additional rows at the bottom of the table, that evenly divide […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Keeping track of table sheets

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated: May 23, 2020 Tables that span multiple pages are no fun to lay out, but they come up regularly in many technical publications. Two little known features that are available to help our readers figure out where they are in a multi-sheet table are the Table […]

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Adobe InDesign: Tables That Won’t Accept Table and Cell Styles

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Updated: Dec 11, 2016 You’ve got to love styles in InDesign. Did you know that you can set up a Table style that, when assigned to a table, can call in one or more Cell styles? And that Cell styles can call in Paragraph styles? And that Paragraph […]

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Adobe FrameMaker 10: The Brand New Table Catalog!

by Barb Binder I’d file this one under “R” for “Really? This made the new feature list in FrameMaker 10?” As a long-time Adobe Certified Instructor on multiple Adobe programs, I’m well aware that Adobe often slips in new features that they don’t get around to documenting. This one is the quite the opposite. Listed under […]

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