Placing and cleaning up text


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Placing and cleaning up text

I've saved my ongoing work as menu_ insert1, and by the way, I'm working in the Typography workspace, if you want to use the same workspace as me. I'm now going to place the text: Command+D or Control+D, File > Place, and this is the one I'm after. It's just called menu. There is a strong likelihood that when I place this text, I'm going to find, in the text file, lots of information that is superfluous to what we need. There maybe extra formatting, most likely though, there is going to be extra spacing, particularly extra paragraph marks, extra word spaces; there may be extra tabs. We want to strip all of that stuff out. We just want pure, plain vanilla text.

So just to help me here, I'm going to choose Show Import Options, which gives me the option of stripping out any formatting. Now, I happen to know that in this text file, there isn't any formatting, but there is a strong likelihood, if you're working on similar project, that there will be. I can...

Placing and cleaning up text
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Placing and cleaning up text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Restaurant Menu

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Design
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