We recommend updating Adobe InDesign 1.5.2 to include the following layout fixes:
After installing this update, you will be able to access the grabber hand in InDesign 1.5.2 using the same keyboard shortcut you use in Adobe Illustrator when working with text or text on a path. When you press Ctrl Spacebar and then release the Ctrl key, you'll have access to the grabber hand without losing your text selection.
Note: Pressing the Alt key also gives you access to the grabber hand when you're editing text.
Fitting text frames to text
The Fit Frame To Content command (Object > Fitting > Fit Frame To Content) will now resize rectangular text frames smaller, so the frames fit their text content. For more details about fitting text frames to text, refer to the ReadMe file in the layoutup.exe archive.
Previously, you could set up a frame on a master page, apply the master page to a document page, and then fill the frame with text or graphics content. However, InDesign treated this action as an override of the master page item. If you changed the size, position, or shape of the frame on the master page, those changes would not apply to the document page. Now, in response to customer requests, InDesign no longer treats filling master frames with content as an override. For example, if you autoflow text into a master page frame that appears on 10 document pages and then resize the master frame smaller on the master page, all 10 document pages will automatically reflect the change.
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Refer to the current system requirements for Adobe InDesign 1.5.
After downloading a ".exe" file in Windows, double-click on the ".exe" file to access the file's contents.
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1. Quit InDesign if it is running.
2. Decompress the layoutup.exe archive you've downloaded.
3. Move these older plug-ins from the Program Files\Adobe\InDesign 1.5\Required folder to a backup location: Generic Page Item.rpln, Master Page.rpln, Path Type.rpln, Scripting.rpln, and Text Editor.rpln. (We recommend this precautionary step in case you need to restore the previous plug-ins.)
4. Move the updated Generic Page Item.rpln, Master Page.rpln, Path Type.rpln, Scripting.rpln, and Text Editor.rpln plug-ins into the Program Files\Adobe\InDesign 1.5\Required folder.
5. Launch InDesign.
Note: These updated plug-ins are compatible with all Roman language versions of InDesign, including Universal English, French, German, Swedish, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish, and Brazilian Portuguese. When you launch InDesign, the plug-ins detect which language version is running and display the appropriate user interface.
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