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InDesign Secrets Video: Uncovering InDesign’s Special Font Folders

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Fonts. Can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em. Sometimes you can’t get ‘em to load properly in InDesign. And sometimes you might’ve wished you could have some fonts available to a specific document (or to InDesign in general) and not activate them on your computer. And indeed you can make fonts available only in InDesign or […]

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Making a Checkerboard Pattern With Nested Styles

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I love coming up with new and unusual ways to make patterns in InDesign. Awhile back, I came up with a way to make 1950′s inspired floor tiles; basically, a black and white checkerboard pattern. But I recently thought it would be fun to try creating this same effect using text. 1. Go to Type > Glyphs. […]

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Premium Member Benefit: Social Media Templates

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For many of us, it’s not enough nowadays to simply create great stuff with InDesign. We also need to maintain a strong online presence to promote our work, find new clients and partners, and be part of the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media. So with that in mind, this month’s Premium member benefit templates […]

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Tip of the Week: Super Fast Style Editing

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This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on August 21, 2014. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new InDesign Tip of the Week and Keyboard Shortcut of the Week, along with roundups of new articles at InDesignSecrets and CreativePro, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll all the […]

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Why Fixed-Layout EPUB From InDesign is a Big Deal for Designers

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by Gerald Schmidt From a very early glimpse (just a table with a few splashes of color) at the start of 2014, to the big unveiling earlier this summer at PePcon and the Creative Cloud launch, the new fixed-layout EPUB export feature has been, for me, the year’s main event in the InDesign world. Selecting Export […]

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The InDesign Conference Returns to Seattle

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There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love delving into history and those who prefer to focus on the present and future. (Of course, I don’t really believe that there are only two kinds of people, but it is such a convenient saying.) My problem is that I am forever wanting […]

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InDesign Secrets Video: Unexpected Uses For Quick Apply

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Any time someone asks me what’s my favorite InDesign feature, I tell them without a doubt, it’s Quick Apply. It makes the job of applying styles to a large amount of text so much faster and easier, I can’t imagine going without it. Geeks be warned: the instant gratification you get with Quick Apply is […]

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How to Find Your Creative Cloud Applications in Windows 8.1

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I may be in the vast minority but I really enjoy working with Windows 8.1. Despite all the negativity, Microsoft has done a pretty good job of addressing most of the complaints users have lodged from a usability standpoint. But one complaint I see over and over again is from Creative Cloud subscribers who can’t find the applications […]

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An Improved Sample Buttons and Forms Library Panel

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Did you know that InDesign has a built-in library of buttons and forms elements? You can open it by clicking in the Buttons and Forms panel fly-out menu. The folks at Adobe went to a great deal of effort to create the Sample Buttons and Forms library. They created 152 different library items, including checkboxes, radio buttons, and […]

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Press Release: Teacup Moves to Subscription Pricing

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Teacup moves to subscription pricing Teacup Software announced its move to a subscription pricing model for its plug-ins for InDesign starting with the 2014 release of Adobe’s Creative Cloud. Teacup’s industry-leading BarcodeMaker, DataLinker, TypeFitter and PatternMaker plug-ins are all now available for download for InDesign CC 2014. The plug-ins add a variety of features to InDesign, […]

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Improved Scaling of Effects in InDesign CC 2014

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One of the cool new features in the 2014 release of InDesign CC is the way transparency effects are handled when you scale them. Now, by default, effects like Drop Shadow, Bevel and Emboss, and others will scale right along with the object they are applied to. And if you open the Effects dialog box, you’ll […]

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Tip of the Week: Quick New Color Swatches

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This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on August 14, 2014. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new InDesign Tip of the Week and Keyboard Shortcut of the Week, along with roundups of new articles at InDesignSecrets and CreativePro, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll all the […]

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This Week in InDesign Articles, Number 124

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I was joking with a friend of mine, asking if he had decided to switch back to QuarkXPress, and we laughed but I realized it made me sound old… like joking about going back to typewriters… that there is a generation of designers and production staff who had never even considered QuarkXPress, much less used […]

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Data Merging Individual Records to Separate PDFs

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One of the most common requests that I hear concerning Data Merge is “how do I break up the merge into separate PDFs for each record?” A post I wrote elsewhere shows several solutions for splitting a large PDF into smaller files (or single-page files) named either generically or based on the data supplied. These solutions […]

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InDesign Secrets Video: Extracting Images From Word Documents

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For InDesign users there are a few certainties in life: death, taxes, and the fact that somewhere along the line you’re going to have to deal with Microsoft Word documents. And when you place content from Word into InDesign, you have to decide how you want to handle any images that came along with the text. […]

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Create Word Clouds in InDesign With Wordalizer

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Word clouds are fun way to capture the essence of an article, a story, or even a whole book in a single graphic element. But you’d never want to make one manually. Fortunately, there is a great script for creating word clouds in InDesign: Wordalizer by Marc Autret. Wordalizer has been around since 2010, and now it has been updated with […]

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Creating a Pinwheel Effect With Image Frames

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Nowadays it seems like there’s an almost infinite supply of design inspiration at your fingertips with Behance, Pinterest, Flickr, Google Images, and of course, Twitter. A recent tweet from the official InDesign account shared the link to an awesome Flickr set of vintage science and tech ads from the ’50s and ’60s. And one of the ads […]

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Tip of the Week: Deleting Text With Find/Change

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This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on August 7, 2014. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new InDesign Tip of the Week and Keyboard Shortcut of the Week, along with roundups of new articles at InDesignSecrets and CreativePro, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll all the way […]

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Grouping and Ungrouping Objects With the Layers Panel

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As a frequent visitor to the Adobe InDesign User Forums, I often come across topics that make for interesting discussions. And sometimes I even find a brilliant InDesign “secret,” like the following one which will allow you to easily control the structure of groups. I must admit that I didn’t know about this technique before I saw it on […]

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