Text did not wrap in DesignMerge for InDesign PPML or Creo VPS output.

The DesignMerge PPML and Creo VPS Drivers for InDesign automatically optimize a document's content, and this optimization may interfere with a text wrap when the wrapping items are dissimilar. To retain text wrap between dissimilar items in PPML and Creo VPS output, do the following:

 

To wrap fixed text around variable content

Mark the fixed text as variable content. To do this, select the frame containing the fixed text, open the DesignMerge menu, and select Utilities > Print Driver > Mark Item as Variable

 

To wrap variable text around fixed content

Mark the fixed content as variable content. To do this, select the frame containing the fixed content, open the DesignMerge menu, and select Utilities > Print Driver > Mark Item as Variable

 

To wrap fixed text around fixed content

Confirm there is no variable content sandwiched between this fixed content. One quick way to move all variable content to the top of the page is to open the DesignMerge menu, and select Utilities > Print Driver > Create Fixed and Variable Layers.

 

To wrap fixed or variable text around variable pictures that have a clipping path

Place a picture in the picture link box in the document and confirm Keep Box Settings has been selected for the the Picture Variable Link's Position setting. If the text is fixed text, also mark the fixed text as variable content. To do this, select the frame containing the fixed text, open the DesignMerge menu, and select Utilities > Print Driver > Mark Item as Variable


For more details about the PPML Driver or the Creo VPS Driver, see their manuals, which are available in PDF format in the DesignMerge product folder on your system.