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Is there an easy way to avoid widows/orphans and balance pages with a script?

Community Beginner ,
Jul 14, 2022 Jul 14, 2022

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I often work on long books - 400 pages plus and the facing pages have to balance on the bottom baseline. Number of lines per page has to stay the same. I am always going through using tracking to try and pull a line back or add a line which is a pain when a book is full of short paragraphs. Anyway that this can be automated with a script to either use tracking or character spacing to balance out pages without affecting the number of lines per page? I know this could be done on an old typesetting system I was using back in the early 2000s before switching to InDesign, surprised that there is still no automation for this in InDesign yet.

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Community Expert , Jul 14, 2022 Jul 14, 2022

Are you using baseline grids and aligning to them?

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