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Data Merging Individual Records to Separate PDFs Part 2: via Scripting

In my last post, I outlined how to create individually named PDFs from a Data Merge using:<p>bookmarks from a table of contents; and<br>• bookmarks from …

Automatically Adding Currency Numbers in Tables

Ever have to format a list or table with currency symbols like dollar signs, yen, or euros? Typing those symbols over and over would get pretty …

Typing

Tip of the Week: Get the Gray Out of Your Gradients

<i>This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on July 10, 2014.</i><p><i>Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new InDesign Tip of the Week and</i> …

Tutorials

Snippets and Libraries

InDesign offers you two great features for re-using page items: snippets and libraries. So how do choose which one is right for your needs? Simple, …

Web Development

CMYK vs. RGB

Excerpted from <i>Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Cloud</i> by Claudia McCue.<br>Copyright © 2014. Used with permission of Pearson Education, …

Tutorials

InDesign CC

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Reliable web hosting

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InDesign CC Object Styles

Objects Styles in InDesign, which work in a very similar fashion to Paragraph Styles, are very important in setting up the look of objects in …

Tutorials

How to Use the Character Panel in Adobe InDesign

<b>Accessing the Type Formatting Tools</b><p>Adobe InDesign’s type formatting tools can be found in both the <b>Character</b> panel and the <b>Control</b> panel. In this …

InDesign Table Transparent Strokes

Recently, I wanted to make a quick table with transparent strokes around the cells. You may already know that this isn’t a standard feature in …

How to create objects with scalloped edges in Adobe InDesign

You know what a scalloped edge is, right? Named after the humble marine mollusk, scalloped edges are made up of a series of curved projections, and …

The Ultimate Guide to Identifying Fonts

Typography is the cornerstone of a lot of modern designs, especially now that flat design is so popular. Many of us have no trouble identifying …

Show Tracking and Kerning in InDesign

<b>Editor’s note:</b> This little nugget was originally an <i>InDesign Magazine</i> Tip of the Week, but since it’s not documented anywhere that we could find, it …

Typography

Meet The Ipsums

Adding Prefixes to Page Numbers in InDesign

For a page-layout program, adding page numbers can be surprisingly confusing! But fear not, it’s not as bad as it sometimes seems. We have several …

The 10 Commandments of Typography | DesignMantic: The Design Shop

It is true that the beauty of typography lies in its endless options, convenient variations and its colossal nature and that typography knows no …

Typography

The 8 biggest typography mistakes designers make

The art of typography, at first, looks pretty straightforward: choose a typeface, fiddle with the size and perhaps alter the colour, right? Wrong. …

Typography

40 Free High-Quality Line Icon Sets

Line icons in iTunes Store and Phone app.<p>As you can see from the apps above, line icons are good at reinforcing visual cues of key information …

Apps

Adobe InDesign on Twitter: "Could be of use: The Type Studio's #Typographic Checklist (for avoiding type crimes): http://t.co/q9GOlKMnbg http://t.co/3Hu8eWylwU"

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Adding WhiteSpace to InDesign Type

This video explains the various add space options in InDesign. Em space and En space are explained, as well as nonbreaking space, flush space, figure …

Optical Margin Alignment in Adobe InDesign

Produced by KelbyOne<p>In this tutorial, Jeff Witchel explains the in’s and out’s of optical margin alignment in Adobe InDesign. Optical margin …