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Microsoft Word's Advanced Layout dialog — explanation for super users?

Where can I find a detailed explanation of the options in Microsoft Word's Advanced Layout dialog? I am not unfamiliar with desktop publishing concepts and challenges. I understand there are ...
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Set up a public web page for free [closed]

Is there a reliable website which allows you to publish a web page of mainly static text content? I just need to put up a page for others to see it, even if it is temporary (e.g. URL expires after 15 ...
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Is there any way of finding out the printable area of a specific page type for a printer?

This relates to my other question, Word Processor Margins versus Printable Area of Paper. Is there any source of information that will give the real printer margins for a standard paper size, for a ...
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How can I tell where an OpenOffice Writer document extends beyond set margins?

I am using OpenOffice.org Writer to create a PDF, and have explicitly set margins of 1" all around. CreateSpace, which I am creating the PDF for, has rejected my PDF on the claim that it does not have ...
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Is there any way to convert an Adobe Pagemaker file to PDF?

Is there any way to convert an Adobe Pagemaker file to PDF? Are there any plug ins or any third party softwares?
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What software allows editing text with furigana professionally?

I'm studying Japanese and need to write a lot of text with furigana. I've been using Word so far but my main concern is that entering furigana is not only quite clumsy (no hotkey) but what's more ...
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How to define template for org-mode HTML export?

I am using org-mode to generate html pages from my notes. I used Publishing Org-mode files to HTML to setup blog system. I have defined an export template. But to use it I have to add following line ...
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how to set a global org publish export setting in emacs

As a follow up to this question: superuser question 431356 How can I specify org mode publish setting globally? So not per project, but for any .org file I happen to publish? so instead of: (setq ...
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how can I make emacs use other css for orgmode publish

When using orgmode in Emacs, when I publish to HTML it uses a default CSS which doesn't look very nice. After publishing, I manually jank out the old CSS for a custom one. Is there a way in Emacs to ...
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Five stars of open data - example and review [closed]

(there may be a more suited SE site for this question so feel free to shift) I have some data I'd like to make open to the public - It's synatesis of some related data retrived from freedom of ...
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Editing groups in Scribus

In Scribus (latest version) is it possible to edit individual elements in a "group" without having to break the group and re-create it from scratch at the end of the edit (and losing any attribute ...
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(Scribus) Generate one pdf file directly or create more and merge into one at the end?

I want to write a book and I want to write different chapters with different topics in Scribus. Each topic is given to some readers before the book is printed (for corrections and so on) What is ...
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How can I produce a single document for a multitude of formats and screen sizes?

I've been writing a Word document that I want to distribute online. However, I want the document to be accessible to everyone, including People who want to print it on A4/Letter from PDF. Note that ...
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Printing vertical (top-to-bottom) text

There's some Japanese text that I'm memorizing, and I want to print it out on a piece of paper so I can tape it to my wall. Sounds like a plan! Unfortunately, it's not that easy. First of all, the ...
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Tools or templates for building nice looking cheat sheet documents [closed]

I want to make some pdf cheat sheet documents. I don't have much experience in design and publishing. I wonder if there are any tools that can simplify producing cheat sheets with a standard but ...
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Easy web authoring software for a band? Easy Design and Updates are the priorities

My band needs to put together a website. What's a good piece of software for managing updates? I don't want my bandmates to have to go in and edit code to update the front page with a new show, or ...
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Project Professional 2010 can't publish existing project file

I have an existing project file (created in project 2007 professional), opened by me in project professional 2010, and saved. I open this newly saved file, and connect to Project Server (2010) using ...
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Word Syntax Highlighting

I'm writing an article and I would to maintain notepad++ syntax highlight when I paste a code block into word. The code is all in SQL, and I would very much like to the way it is formatted. Also, ...
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How to create professional looking PDFs?

I've always created dumb looking pdfs by just writing a word doc and converting it into pdf. Now, I want to write an e-book and I want it to look professional like other e-books. How to create ...
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How to share text, pictures and video to restricted set of users

I want to share pictures and videos of my kid growing up but I don't want it to be open to the public. I just want me and my wife to be able to add material and then share with grandparents and ...
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Which software is used to publish a book of size A5 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Book layout software I have some text and i want to make book of A5 size. The fonts is also not english its in my own language. Which software should i use to make a ...
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Book layout software

I have a requirement to create a small book. It's about 30-50 pages, and contains text and color photos. What software is generally used to design such a book? I'm currently using Corel Draw but I ...
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Which Single Source Publishing tools and strategies are available?

I'm about to write a 1000-Pages Documentation about a huge programming framework. The goal is to bring this documentation online into an web platform, so that online users can search through it and ...
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Software for preparing images for the web

Is there any software that is good for publishing bulk of images to a website? Like building different levels of thumbnails and uploading them to an ftp site automatically.
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Page layout software that allows mixed visual and programatic editing

I'd like to use a programming model for custom graphics and precision placement, and an interactive visual mode for large scale layout and less precise placements. I've used tools (PostScript, various ...
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New Scribus 1.3.5 (Win): Use tables

I'm using the new Scribus 1.3.5 under Windows. It was never fun to work with tables in it, but now they are literally useless. My problem: After spanning a table, it seems as if it is only a bunch of ...
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What is a good alternative to Publisher for Desktop Publishing? [closed]

On occasion, I have the need to design flyers, small newsletters, tri-fold brochures and other printed documents for my business or for civic groups I volunteer with. In the past I have had access to ...