Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video 10. Tetris, part of InDesign CS4: 10 Free Must-Have Plug-ins.
You know, not every plug-in has to boost your productivity. Sometimes plug-ins…could be just for fun. Case in point, Tetris. Yes, I know you did not expect to…find Tetris inside InDesign, but inside InDesign it is with a Tetris plug-in…from DTP Tools.…When you first download the Tetris plug-in, it will show up with this little…rubber ducky icon. Don't be fooled, that's not the plug-in. It's an installer for…the plug-in. So just double-click on it and it will put the plug-in in just the…right place. See there it is inside my Plug-ins folder, in that folder called DTP Tools.…
Now I'm going to drag that down into my THIRD PARTY PLUGINS folder, just…because I like to keep things neat and tidy. Now when I launch InDesign I'll be…able to play Tetris. All I have to do is go to the Window menu and choose…Tetris. There it is, get ready. We are going to play some Tetris right inside…of InDesign. I'll hit the spacebar to start and then these things start dropping.…Now I have to tell you, I'm lousy at Tetris. It's just one of those things,…
- Acquiring and installing plug-ins
- Using AutoFit to automatically expand and move frames
- Enhancing pages with PatternMaker
- Building puzzles with a single click using Sudoku
- Enabling multiple undos with MultiDo