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disappearing text


#1
How can I stop text from disappearing when placed over a graphic for a magazine cover.
All I can get is a text outline box with the missing type symbol (the red + in a box)

Didnt have this problem in CS4, Now have latest CS
 
#2
If you are in indesign it sounds like there is text wrap set on the image and the text box is no longer large enough to hold the text.

If it's a paragraph turn on hyphenation as if a word is too long for the box it will not allow the text to flow.
 
#4
Checked all items for text wrap and non turned on. If I create a larger text box on the left hand side of workspace and try to move it onto the image the text jumps off the edge of the image. If I move text box to other right hand side of image the text then jumps to range right off the image.
 

hankscorpio

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#5
On your text box.

Go to Object>Text Frame Options and choose Ignore Text Wrap.

If it suddenly starts working again, then you definitely have text wrap turned on somewhere.
 
#6
Exactly as your last text said. I had managed to bumble my way to this position about 30 mins before your reply
However I have a follow up question.

This problem was the cover of a church magazine of 48 pages and I used an earlier copy for the master layout. I know that the earlier copy had text wrap on ONE page (30 or there abouts) Would that setting carry on throughout the whole publication