Risk

Erroneous text may appear and/ or be detected on the final approved materials by proofreading software.

Issue

Duplicate text may be detected.

Example

Solution

Do:

✅ Delete all unused content in Adobe Illustrator before placing it in Adobe InDesign (live text).

✅ Verify that there is no hidden text.

Don’t:

❌ Leave any unused text within linked graphics.

Tips

The following steps may be applied in Adobe Acrobat Pro to display hidden text:

  • Go to Tools and select Protection.

  • Select Remove Hidden Information.

  • Ensure Hidden Text is checked off.

  • Open the Hidden Text window and check off Show Only Hidden Text.

  • Ensure the hidden text does not contain any vital information.