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Archive for May, 2006

Episode 22: Custom Glyph Sets (VIDEO)

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006 Posted in Podcasts-Video, Type & Text | 6 Comments »

Collect your custom characters into an easy-to-use set by using the Glyphs palette and a little-known feature explained in this episode. Whether you need quick access to dingbats, accented characters, ... Read more..

Buy This Book!

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006 Posted in Designer's Bookshelf | 4 Comments »

If you care at all about type, design or InDesign (or any combination thereof), you should have Nigel French's book: InDesign Type. I'm only partially through it and I can ... Read more..

The Box Arrives

Friday, May 26th, 2006 Posted in Designer's Bookshelf | 2 Comments »

Whenever I get back from a conference, I either bring back or immediately buy several books. They'll either be books by a particularly good speaker, or that a speaker or ... Read more..

How I Spent My Creative Suite Vacation

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006 Posted in News/Announcements | 2 Comments »

Last week, I spent six consecutive days immersed in InDesign and other Creative Suite applications (mostly Photoshop and Acrobat) in the beautiful city of Chicago at the back-to-back InDesign and ... Read more..

Episode 21: Automated Jump Lines (VIDEO)

Saturday, May 20th, 2006 Posted in Automation, Podcasts-Video, Productivity | 4 Comments »

When you actually read the InDesign User Guide cover-to-cover -- which I did to study for my recent Adobe certification exam -- you actually find a lot of things you ... Read more..

Show Notes for Episode 20

Thursday, May 11th, 2006 Posted in Show Notes, Tables | 17 Comments »

In this episode, I wanted to include -- but couldn't for timing reasons -- information about a couple of great table utilities for InDesign. One is a $24.95 shareware script ... Read more..

Episode 20: Table Talk, Part 3 (VIDEO)

Thursday, May 11th, 2006 Posted in Podcasts-Video, Tables | 14 Comments »

Add bells and whistles to your rows and columns in the conclusion of the three-part Tables series. Examples of real-world design projects that feature tables are used to demonstrate placing ... Read more..

Now With Expert Credentials!

Friday, May 5th, 2006 Posted in News/Announcements | 8 Comments »

The InDesigner -- namely me -- is now backed up by Adobe Certified Expert credentials in InDesign CS2. If any of you out there are considering taking this same step, my ... Read more..