By Anne-Marie Concepción | Thursday, July 02, 2015
You may have proprietary names or terms in your layouts that you don’t want to see split across lines, AKA hyphenated.
Luckily, there’s a way to prevent words from hyphenating automatically in InDesign.
By David Blatner | Wednesday, June 24, 2015
I believe that page layout programs, at their core, are about managing the relationships of elements on your page. And InDesign is no exception.
But it can be difficult to keep those relationships going, until you dig into InDesign’s more advanced features.
Take a simple page containing a row of images below a text frame, as above. As the text expands or shrinks, the images should re-position themselves accordingly, right? But it doesn’t work like that by default.
So is it possible to create dynamic layouts in InDesign? Yes. I’ll show you how …
By Anne-Marie Concepción | Thursday, June 18, 2015
If you fill in and format text everyday for the same kind of publication—especially multicolumn layouts—you’re going to love this week’s InDesign secret.
In this three-minute video, I’ll show you how to speed up text layouts using the Span Columns feature (added in CS6) for multicolumn layouts where you want headlines and other elements to span columns in InDesign.
By David Blatner | Thursday, June 11, 2015
Your printer’s number one complaint? Designers like us are always sending print jobs containing spot colors when they need process colors.
So save your printer the hassle by doing these two things:
By Anne-Marie Concepción | Thursday, June 04, 2015
Do you share InDesign files with coworkers and clients? If so, you’re likely editing text together and using Track Changes to keep track of revisions.
This is a great feature, but many publishers prefer to keep a copy of the markup before changes are committed—and, unfortunately, you can’t do that from InDesign’s Story Editor.
However, with InCopy, which comes with a Creative Cloud subscription, you can print the tracked changes.
By David Blatner | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
What font should you use today? With the hundreds of choices in InDesign, you might have to try two or three (or 50!) before you find exactly the right one for your layout.
But InDesign CC has a few cool features that allow you to test fonts quickly and in a more fun and interactive way.
I’ll show you how in this week’s InDesign Secrets.
By Anne-Marie Concepción | Thursday, May 21, 2015
Want to turn your publication into an ebook and sell it on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or the Apple’s iBooks Store? You need to convert it to EPUB.
But which EPUB format should you choose? Reflowable or fixed-layout?
In this short video, I talk about your options, and the pros and cons of each format.
By David Blatner | Friday, May 15, 2015
Have you ever wanted to re-create the effect seen on covers of big magazines like Sports Illustrator and Vogue—the kind where the masthead appears to be behind one part of the cover image and in front of another part?
It used to take a million-dollar machine to create the effect. Today, you can achieve the same results with a few clicks in InDesign. I’ll show you how with this week’s InDesign Secrets.
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