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November 3, 2003 - 3:00am

InDesign's "Other" Paste in Place

In InDesign, when you've sucked something into your clipboard via cutting or copying (Command/Control-X or -C), and then paste it (Command/Control-V), the item appears smack in the middle of your InDesign window.

What if you want the pasted item to appear at the exact same page coordinates as the original item? Like you're trying to get the same icon to appear in the same spot on a few of your pages … do you have to select the original item and jot down what the Transform palette says so you can enter it again on the new page?

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Quark 6.0 Fixes

Here's an actual headline from a current Quark web page:

"QuarkXPress 6 technical difficulties reported for Mac users"

What a scoop! LOL

Okay, at least they're being upfront about it. The technical difficulty they're referring to has to do with what happens to your Quark Activation when you upgrade from Jaguar (OS 10.2) to Panther (OS 10.3). What happens is your activation goes bye-bye, and in some cases, a message appears saying you have to reinstall the entire application because it's corrupted.

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