i have a problem with InDesign 2.0
Thread poster: Maria San Martin

Maria San Martin  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:30
German to Spanish
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Apr 15, 2004

A series of black dots appear
in the text, how can i eliminate them?

I think it is a small problem but can anyone
help me repair this?

Thank you!



Elena Sgarbo (X)  Identity Verified
Italian to English
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Was the file originally written in Word? Apr 21, 2004

Hola Maria

While working on our ATA's Medical Newsletter we once had that exact problem with InDesign: a line of black dots appeared from nowhere in the middle of our text, and it could not be removed -- no matter what. So we took the document (now with the dotted line) back to Word, and went to Format->Reveal Format-> Clear [the dots].

I forget what exactly [the dots] were called in the Format feature of Word, but it'll appear listed in the Format column, at the right of the document.

Then we did "clear" [format] only for the dots, and voilà! The dots were gone in both Word and the next stages in InDesign.

Hope it works for you... Good luck!



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