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PePcon Speaker Dossier: Jonathan Levit, Performer of InDesign Miracles

In the PePcon Speaker Dossier series we’re getting up close and personal with some of the coolest people on the planet: the print, PDF, and digital publishing gurus who’ll be the speakers at the conference! You've read their books, seen their videos, and liked their Facebook posts, now you can get to know them a little more […]

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A Script That Adds a Human Touch to InDesign Type

Perfection itself is imperfection. - Vladimir Horowitz Most of the time, the level of perfection that computers allow us to achieve is a wonderful thing—and something we take for granted. Effortlessly, we draw perfect circles and squares, set type on perfectly straight lines with perfectly straight margins, and perfectly consistent leading. And this is all a […]

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Mystery of the Empty Layers Panel Contest Answer and Winners!

It's time to reveal the solution—and the winners—for this month's InDesignSecrets contest! Here's the scenario:  You open an InDesign file for a book project and notice a spelling error on one of the document pages. But when you click on the text with either the Type tool or Selection tools, nothing happens. To check if the text frame with the […]

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Print Option for Documents with Multiple Page Sizes

 Are you working in an InDesign document that contains multiple page sizes? Perhaps you are creating letterhead and business card design samples and your client just wants to see print outs or PDFs of the business cards. What if you have created numerous design options and the business cards aren’t all on even or odd […]

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PePcon Speaker Dossier: Michela Di Stefano, the Digital Publishing Geek

In the PePcon Speaker Dossier series we’re getting up close and personal with some of the coolest people on the planet: the print, PDF, and digital publishing gurus who’ll be the speakers at the conference! You've read their books, seen their videos, and liked their Facebook posts, now you can get to know them a little more […]

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5 Ways to Get Pie Charts into InDesign

In an analytical world, pie charts can help to serve up your data in a tasty way. This article appeared in Issue 85 of InDesign Magazine. Everyone likes pie (charts), right? Pie charts are one of the most common methods of visually representing data. Not only are they visually pleasing, but they help readers to easily understand […]

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PePcon Speaker Dossier: Kat Topaz, the Mobile Genius and the coolest Kat in town.

In the PePcon Speaker Dossier series we’re getting up close and personal with some of the coolest people on the planet: the print, PDF, and digital publishing gurus who’ll be the speakers at the conference! You've read their books, seen their videos, and liked their Facebook posts, now you can get to know them a little more […]

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Don’t Apply Character Styles to an Entire Paragraph

I just need to make something really clear: Don’t apply a character style to a whole paragraph!  That means if your document has character styles with the same names as your paragraph styles, you’re definitely doing it wrong. If you have more character styles than paragraph styles, you’re probably doing it wrong: In the image […]

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InDesign Magazine Issue 85: Color Management

We’re happy to announce that InDesign Magazine Issue 85 (May, 2016) is now available! Here's what the issue includes: David Blatner shows how a few easy techniques can improve your colors immensely. Guy van der Kolk discusses how to get started in multilingual publishing. Chad Chelius cooks up five methods for creating pie charts. Diane Burns shares the story […]

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InDesign Template Essentials: Text Frame Object Styles

Another month, another free template for our Premium members! (Not a Premium member? Sign up here.) This month we have another set of Template Essentials devoted to text frames with object styles applied to them. Using these items can save you time and remind you of the fantastic things you can do with object styles. The set includes text […]

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