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Page Numbers in InDesign appear as "Variable" in PDF

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I've just come across a problem I haven't seen in InDesign before. When opening a file from another typesetter, the page numbers appear as "variable", rather than the actual number, on export. This doesn't happen for every page, and the page numbers show up fine in InDesign. Turns out the problem…

Killing Runts in InDesign with GREP

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There's always been a certain degree of confusion as to the definition of "orphans", "widows" and "runts" in typography. Runts are occasionally referred to as orphans, which does not help matters. And they are sometimes (mistakenly) called widows, too. So let's just clear this up once and for all: Orphans are,…

At the London Book Fair

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A brief note to let you know that Alex and Bryan of Tetragon will be attending the London Book Fair, from the 16-18 April, at stall G830. We're sharing a stall with some of our clients: Alma Books, Tindal Street Press and Pushkin Press. Please drop by for…

Introducing...

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Welcome to the brand-new Tetragon website. We designed and developed it in-house, and it tries to make full use of the capabilities of HTML5 and CSS3, something we hope to do more work with in the near future. Tetragon was founded in 2010 because we felt that there was a need…