InDesign Template Essentials: GREP Queries
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This time, we have a cool set of GREP Find/Change queries to save you time and effort in formatting text! These queries have the potential to make you look like a miracle worker to someone who doesn’t know the power of GREP!
There are GREP queries to do the following:
- Replace text with clipboard contents
- Rearrange text
- De-runt paragraphs
- Apply formatting to text inside parentheses (but not the parentheses themselves)
- Replace manually typed numbers with automatic numbering
- Fix bad breaks
- Find dates, fractions, and prices
- Clean up trailing space at the end of paragraphs and stories
- Eliminate repeated words
Note: for a brief introduction to the basics of using GREP in InDesign, see last month’s Template Essentials: GREP Styles.
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