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GREP Resources

The May meeting of the Portland InDesign User Group focused on Paragraph & Character Styles, with a considerable portion of the time devoted to Nested Styles and GREP. The purpose of this article is to summarize the information I presented in the meeting. Key Concepts Apply Paragraph Styles to everything. Apply Character Styles only to […]

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Inflationary English: A GREP Tribute to Victor Borge

The musician/comedian Victor Borge invented the concept (as far as I know)¬†of “inflationary English.” The premise is that because prices are always going up, our language should also keep pace. Thus, each spoken number (including homonyms) ¬†should increase by one. So, for example, one would say, “I’m going three the store befive it closes.” As […]

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