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CS2 Indesign version 4.0.5 - shortcut

Jul 18, 2012 6:59 AM

Hello.

 

Have CS2 Indesign - made a shortcut for making text bold - has been working - now it only will make bold text regular.

Have a large dokument with a lot of text to edit so any suggestion will be helpfull?

 
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    Jul 18, 2012 9:31 AM   in reply to Stensbo

    Moved to InDesign

     
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    Jul 18, 2012 9:40 AM   in reply to Stensbo

    What font are you using? What operating system?

     

    InDesign's shortcut for toggling Bold depends on the way the font designer designed the font. Doesn't work for some fonts, or toggles to Semibold instead.

     
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    Jul 19, 2012 6:16 AM   in reply to Stensbo

    As far as I know the default Ctrl + Shift + B has always worked to make Ariel bold. Are you using a custom shortcut set?

     
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    Jul 19, 2012 8:30 AM   in reply to Stensbo

    It's working here with the OpenType version of Arial (I have to run CS2 on the XP virtual machine on windows 7) but I don't recall any problems back when I had a real XP box running.

     

    Since that was a defualt shortcut I'm not sure why you would make a custom set for that?

     

    Try trashing your prefs (see Replace Your Preferences)

     
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    Jul 20, 2012 2:53 AM   in reply to Stensbo

    Does Ctrl + Shift + Y work to make the text normal again?

     
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    Jul 20, 2012 5:08 AM   in reply to Stensbo

    Alright, I think maybe I've gotten confused about what is assigned to what and what works, and what doesn't.

     

    Would you mind summarizing for me what the custom set is to Apply Bold, both in the default context and the text and tables context, and waht is assigned to Apply Normal in the same two contexts, and when they work and when they don't,  and also when the Default shorcut set (not your custom set) works and doesn't work.

     
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    Jul 20, 2012 7:41 AM   in reply to Stensbo

    So if I'm understanding correctly, none of the shortcuts are working to make Arial bold, but they do work to toggle bold back to normal, and they work with other fonts to make them bold. Is that right?

     

    What version of Arial do you have?

     
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    Jul 20, 2012 9:06 AM   in reply to Stensbo

    I suspect this is a font problem. It works fine with version 5.10, so you might want to see if you can find an updated version.

     
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