3. Using keystrokes and Quick Apply


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3. Using keystrokes and Quick Apply

Another habit of highly effective InDesign professionals is that whenever possible, they leave their fingers on the keyboard. They don't go the mouse and start looking for things like File > Print, right? They would press Command+P or Ctrl+P instead or File > Save or Cut and Paste, that kind of thing. It's like the difference between somebody who is typing and they are looking at the letters of the keyboard and they are typing an A, they look for the B, they look for the Z and the T and the Shift key to make a capital T, as opposed to a touch typist who is looking at the paper while they are typing, right? So if you can keep your hands on the keyboard rather than a hunting for menu commands or mousing over to panel fields, you will be a lot faster in InDesign and your work will be a lot more streamlined. So of course I encourage you to memorize the keyboard shortcuts for the menu items that you use quite frequently. But there are lots of other more subtle places where s...

3. Using keystrokes and Quick Apply
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3. Using keystrokes and Quick Apply provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the InDesign CS4: 10 Habits of Highly Effective Pros

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