3138 readersIt’s an old article covering Adobe InDesign CS5, but Secrets of the InDesign Control Panel is worth taking a look at because almost everything still applies to InDesign CS6 today. Related posts: Save space and never open the InDesign Swatches panel again Working with color in Adobe InDesign Access InDesign’s Text Wrap panel with this shortcut
9475 readersListen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-163.mp3 (17.5 MB, 32:06 minutes) < See the Show Notes for links mentioned in this episode. 2012 PePConference update: John McWade (Before & After) added to speaker list InDesign wishlists for CS6, CS7, and beyond Create form fields (for PDFs) In-app, non-destructive image editing Enhance MiniBridge with metadata and keywords panel Set screen resolution in preferences Integrate InDesign digital
8003 readersIt happened. InDesign crashed. One moment I was working happily, and the next InDesign was gone with a message about quitting unexpectedly. (On Windows this would have been that InDesign had stopped working.) I restarted the program. As expected, InDesign restored the document I had been working on. But there were a few surprises. First, not only
4207 readersInDesign allows you to create custom stroke styles. If you’re tasteful, you can create interesting dashed effects or multiple-stripe borders. If you’re willing to be tacky, you can use some of InDesign’s hidden Easter eggs to take it even farther. To get started, choose Stroke Styles from the Stroke panel menu (or the Control Panel menu).
138 readersInDesign allows you to create custom stroke styles. If you’re tasteful, you can create interesting dashed effects or multiple-stripe borders. If you’re willing to be tacky, you can use some of InDesign’s hidden Easter eggs to take it even farther. To get started, choose Stroke Styles from the Stroke panel menu (or the Control Panel menu).
18786 readersIn this month’s issue of the Adobe Edge newsletter, we’ve written a brief tutorial on how to use InDesign and Digital Publishing Suite to create interactivity using the Overlay Creator panel, create a .folio file using the Folio Builder panel and share that with other designers using Acrobat.com. Check out the step-by-step instructions in the
10105 readers To create dynamic vector repeating and non-repeating backgrounds, we will be using the Appearance panel, and the Phantasm CS plugin for Adobe Illustrator. There will also be additional help from VectorScribe Studio. Let’s take a closer look at how this can be done. Repeating Background Step 1 Take the Rectangle Tool (M) and create a rectangle with a
9319 readers To create snowflakes, we will be using Dynamic Shapes (part of the VectorScribe plugin) and Transform Effects. Using the technique described here, you can create different shapes of snowflakes in a few minutes. This is such a fascinating process that I really enjoyed sharing it with you. In the second part of the tutorial we
4210 readersListen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-178.mp3 (16.5 MB, 27:56 minutes) See the Show Notes for links mentioned in this episode. Golden Oldie post: Find Where That Color's Used Readers Nominate Most Ridiculous Features in InDesign So many, so little time (Story panel?) How dare you call my fave feature ridiculous! Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Save Query
584 readers In this tutorial we’re going to be learning how to use InDesign to create a clean and structured CV/Resumé design. We will be using basic tools and techniques (but ever so important ones!) to create the design. If you haven’t already, you should check out our “Getting To Grips
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