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    Dove Press
    Participant

    Ariel,
    I’m putting together a document with Hebrew on one side (of the spread) and English on the other. What’s the simplest way to autoflow the Hebrew (right) of the spread to every other page?
    I can’t seem to get InDesign to do it using a primary text frame on the recto Master.
    Do you have any tips on that? It would be ideal to have a quick way to paste-and-autoflow all the Hebrew on one side of the spread, while autoflowing all the English on the other side.
    Thanks,
    Daniel

    #6287 Reply
    ~~Ariel~~
    Participant

    Hi Daniel,
    I don’t think it’s necessary to use primary text frames for this.
    Create a master spread with 2 pages. Add a (regular) text frame on each page of this spread. Do not thread them together, each should remain separate.
    Go to page 1 of the document (or maybe page 2, if you want facing text). It should now be possible to place your text and autoflow it as usual, and because there is already a text frame on the master page, InDesign knows to auto flow the text into that frame only, so it skips a frame.
    Does that work?
    Ariel

    #6288 Reply
    Dove Press
    Participant

    Yes.
    Thank you Ariel. I don’t know what I’d do without ID-Extras to help me.
    Your amazing scripts are also an integral part of my workflow – they’re rock-solid and they do exactly what they promise.
    D.

    #6289 Reply
    ~~Ariel~~
    Participant

    Thanks Daniel – very glad to hear it!
    Ariel

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