10. Making text disappear


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10. Making text disappear

What if you want some of your text to be visible, some of the time and then sometimes you want it hidden? Well, InDesign CS4 has a cool feature called Conditional Text. And you can find that in the Conditional Text panel by going to the Window menu choose Type & Tables and then choose Conditional Text. I am going to create a new condition in here by clicking on a New Condition button. And then I'll just name this condition which speech. How about that? Click OK and it shows up here. And I could apply that condition to each one of these pieces of text, by selecting it and then clicking on it and then going to the next line and next line but that would be really, really, really tiresome.

Instead, I want to apply it quickly and the best way to do this is with a Find/Change. But because some of these are First Inaugural and some are Second Inaugural and some have no First or Second before them. The only good way for me to do that is with a GREP expression. So what I'll do is I&...

10. Making text disappear
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10. Making text disappear provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign: 10 Things to Know About GREP

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