InDesign Tips

InDesign Tip: New Document Dialog

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The redesigned New Document dialog provides a look that’s more consistent with those of Illustrator and Photoshop. Adobe’s effort to create consistency and decrease eye strain has been going on for some time, starting with changes to the color theme and size, spacing, and flattening ...

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InDesign Tip: User Interface Changes

Once again a new release of InDesign (v2017.1) focuses on the user interface. As frustrating as this may be to those users who are looking to be “wowed” by fancy new features, these changes are being made as our workflows continue to ...

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InDesign Tip: Improved Hyperlinks Panel Performance

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The latest version of InDesign includes performance improvements made to the Hyperlinks panel. This is great news for anyone who is working with documents that contain multiple hyperlinks. When documents containing hyperlinks with destinations in other documents are opened, InDesign runs a check of ...

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InDesign CC Tip: Easy Access to Adobe Stock Search

Easy? Try hard to miss! InDesign CC 2017 offers four different ways to access and search Adobe Stock. Adobe Stock is a service that gives you access to 6o million (and counting) high-quality, curated, royalty-free photos, videos, illustrations, vector graphics, 3D assets, and templates ...

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InDesign CC Tip: Sharing CC Libraries

The introduction of the Creative Cloud gave us a way to easily create design assets in multiple applications and on different devices—and then store them in CC Libraries. Having easy access to these library assets and being able to organize and use them ...

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InDesign CC Tip: Straddling Footnotes

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InDesign users have been waiting for straddling footnotes for a very long time, and they are finally here! If you are working with multi-column text frames, inserted footnotes can span across all columns when Span Footnotes Across Columns is selected ...

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Good News: Adobe CC 2017 is here!

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Today, at the largest MAX creativity conference to date, Adobe revealed its mission to advance the creative process with the help of new Cloud capabilities, namely collaboration, mobility, cloud first, and machine learning­ (via Adobe Sensei) technologies. These capabilities were clearly demonstrated ...

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InDesign CC Tip: Mobile Intent Page Sizes

When you create new InDesign documents and choose Mobile as the Intent (formerly Digital Publishing), the page size option list has been expanded to include additional target devices, including iPhone 4, iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad, iPad Retina, ...

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InDesign CC Tip: Publish Online Analytics

An important addition to InDesign CC’s Publish Online feature is Analytics. This service provides publishers with valuable information about the documents they publish online. Usage data is gathered, organized, and presented in the Analytics section of the Web Dashboard (File>Publish Online Dashboard). The Overview window displays information pertaining to ...

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InDesign CC Tip: Sort Swatches

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When a designer is working on an InDesign layout there is no telling just how many swatches they will play with before they pick the ones they want or how many swatches are imported when art or text files are placed from ...

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InDesign CC Tip: InDesign CC 2015.3 Release Notes

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InDesign CC 2015.3 is now available. Here’s a quick overview of what you will find in this latest release. Publish Online Enhancements The Publish Online dialog has been redesigned to offer a “more elegant and less cluttered” interface. A new option has ...

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