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Custom placeholder text

So if you already know about the Fill with Placeholder Text command in InDesign, you know that it fills your text frame with kind of just random Lorem Ipsum text, right? So if I select this text frame and choose right-click and Fill with Placeholder Text, I get just some gibberish here. You may actually want to customize the actual text InDesign uses to generate its Fill with Placeholder Text command. So instead of using just this random gibberish stuff, I'm going to go out over to my Desktop here into switching over out of InDesign and here I have a file that's actually called Placeholder.txt.

It needs to be a text file, just so you can save it out of Word or any text editor. I'm going to go ahead and open up this file, just by double-clicking. This is just whatever I want it to be. It can be the constitution. It could be the Gettysburg Address. It can be some actual copy that you want to use, whatever. Whatever you want it to be. So I've just downloaded this off the Intern...

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Custom placeholder text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design
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InDesign
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