Adding Text Into a Frame

Community Beginner ,
Apr 02, 2022 Apr 02, 2022

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InDesign thinks I am writing a photo caption so it places "Figure X" at the beginning of the text and after each paragraph return. What's happening? I am trying to insert t

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ext into a frame.

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Guru , Apr 02, 2022 Apr 02, 2022
are you using a paragraph style by default maybe?

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Adobe Community Professional , Apr 03, 2022 Apr 03, 2022
Continuing with @JonathanArias's answer, your default paragraph style seems to include an auto-number. I suppose it could have been inadvertently added to [Basic Paragraph] but more likely, you have the photo caption style enabled as a default so that when you start typing new text, that style is automatically assigned to whatever you type. In addition, the style is next to Next Style: Same Style, so when you press Enter, the same style is assigned to the next paragraph, too. Open Window > Sty...

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are you using a paragraph style by default maybe?

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Apr 03, 2022 Apr 03, 2022

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Continuing with @JonathanArias's answer, your default paragraph style seems to include an auto-number. I suppose it could have been inadvertently added to [Basic Paragraph] but more likely, you have the photo caption style enabled as a default so that when you start typing new text, that style is automatically assigned to whatever you type. In addition, the style is next to Next Style: Same Style, so when you press Enter, the same style is assigned to the next paragraph, too.

 

Open Window > Styles > Paragraph Styles and take a look. If you don't see it there, perhaps you have a default object style selected that calls in the photo caption style. Window > Styles > Object Styles.

 

If you can't figure it out, screen shots of the Paragraph Styles panel and Object Styles panel visible will help us help you. 

 

~Barb

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Thank you, Barb. That was the problem. I am now forging ahead with my book. Cheers, Ted


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TED SCOTT
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