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Tip of the Week: Using the Color Theme Tool

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This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on December 31, 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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How to Uninstall or Reinstall InDesign CC

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Adobe keeps fine-tuning the Creative Cloud app. One recent change that you may have overlooked is the addition of a small gear icon when you hover over a single app in the Apps section of the panel. When you click on the gear, a drop-down menu appears that provides the option to Uninstall the application. […]

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InDesign Secrets Video: Fun With Placeholder Text

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When you’re designing and testing a new layout, it can be very helpful to use InDesign’s placeholder text feature to fill empty text frames with content and approximate the look of a finished page. And it’s easy enough to do: just put your cursor in a text frame (or select it with the Selection tool), […]

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Creating Indented Cell Strokes

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I was recently designing a few tables in InDesign and wanted to give certain cells the impression they were indented in the table. Giving text inside of cells an indent is very easy to do because you can even choose between paragraph level settings or the actual cell indent options. But that wasn’t enough, I […]

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InDesign Magazine Issue 69: Wireframing and Prototyping

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We’re happy to announce that InDesign Magazine Issue 69 (January, 2015) is now available! This month’s theme is Workflow and Prototyping: how you can design interactive content for websites and apps. Here’s what the issue includes: Justin Putney explains how you can use InDesign to assist in the task of creating interactive content for websites and apps. Mike […]

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This Week in InDesign Articles, Number 129

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How can it be the end of December already?! The year rushed by, and there is still so much more to explore and learn. Well, let’s start the new year with a look at some recent articles and videos of interest to InDesign users: Did you know that InCopy has a Transpose characters feature? (Look […]

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Last Chance for Online InDesign CC Recertification Exam

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In late November, Adobe announced on their Facebook Page and in e-mails to some partners that they were discontinuing all the ACE (Adobe Certified Expert) Recertification exams for their applications as of January 1, 2015. If you want to take the InDesign CC  (or any other Adobe program) Recert exam, you have about 48 hours to do so. […]

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Data Merge QR Codes Explained

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Data Merge QR Codes were a feature added to InDesign CC 2014. The instructions provided by Adobe for creating variable QR codes in InDesign may provide a false sense of security for most end-users.  Adobe’s help site shows the QR code feature as “Enhanced Data Merge” towards the end of the page, and spells out the […]

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Tip of the Week: Duplicating Styles

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This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on December 18, 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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Using Animated GIFs in InDesign

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At this year’s InDesign Conference, I was asked an interesting question about using animated GIFs in interactive documents exported from InDesign. It’s not a topic that comes up very often, but on the chance that you may have a GIF or two that you want to use in a project, here’s the scoop. Placing Animated […]

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Premium Member Benefit: Greeting Card Templates

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Ho-ho-hold everything, it’s time for templates again!  This time it’s a pair of holiday greeting cards for Premium members of InDesignSecrets. (Not a Premium member? Sign up here.) This time, the original templates came to us from StockLayouts.com. The documents contain half-letter size card templates in horizontal and vertical orientations. The download package includes two templates in InDesign CC 2014 […]

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Temporarily Turning Off a GREP Style

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I’m not the best GREPper out there, but I do know how to create a few simple styles. One of the things I like to do is see the results of turning a GREP style on and off for several types of paragraphs. But I don’t want to delete my precious, laboriously-made GREP formulas. This […]

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Force Color Images to CMYK with a 240% Ink Limit

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So your printer our output provider (such as Lightning Source) says you have a 240% ink limit, eh? First of all, what does that mean? How can you have more than 100% ink? Well, if you place 100% cyan and 100% yellow in the same place, that green color is called 200% total ink. (It […]

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Tip of the Week: Locking Items

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This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on December 11, 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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Digital Publishing Book Provides an Up-to-date Overview

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Some of the most difficult concepts to get across are the different publishing routes now possible from Adobe InDesign for digital publishing. In a recent blog posting, David Blatner provided a quick overview of the differences between EPUB, DPS, and PDF. But a blog posting can only skim the surface of the issues involved. What […]

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Tables to the Rescue: Centering a Bullet Character on a Paragraph

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In most cases, bulleted lists have the bullet character beside the first line of the paragraph. This is how we’d normally set things up: But what if, as one person asked recently, you wanted to center the bullet on the whole paragraph, in such a way that no matter the length of the paragraph—one line, […]

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Idea for a New and Improved Conditional Text Dialog Box

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Ahhh, Conditional Text. It is one of my favorite (and sadly neglected) features of InDesign. Conditional Text is most commonly used for showing and hiding different currencies within catalogs. It allows you to just change bits of text, while keeping the overall layout the same. The result is that you can have one document with multiple […]

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A Hyperlinks Mystery Solved

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The InDesign team has done a lot to improve the hyperlinks features in recent months. But one interesting issue I sometimes come across is phantom links listed in the Hyperlinks panel, which do not exist in the document. Like so: Notice that the panel is saying I have a bunch of hyperlinks in overset text, where […]

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