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Archive for July, 2006

Front Page News (and Rave Reviews)

Sunday, July 30th, 2006 Posted in News/Announcements | No Comments »

I just checked the main "Technology" page of the iTunes Music Store's podcast section, and guess who's podcast is right up there with the likes of Leo LaPorte's "This Week ... Read more..

24 Days, 123 Page Layouts, 19 Charts & Graphs, 4 Full-page Ads…

Sunday, July 30th, 2006 Posted in News/Announcements | 6 Comments »

...and zero podcasts, unfortunately. The title of this post represents my work in the last issue of my magazine, which was 256 pages, plus covers. This doesn't leave a ton of ... Read more..

Text Wrap Preferences

Friday, July 21st, 2006 Posted in Type & Text | No Comments »

A subscriber who watched Episode 23 (Practicing Safe Output) was trying to follow my advice by moving objects with transparency to lower layers to avoid rasterization issues. But he was ... Read more..

Moving Up the Charts

Wednesday, July 19th, 2006 Posted in News/Announcements | 1 Comment »

The InDesigner has just squeezed into a first-page position among the featured Technology podcasts on the iTunes Music Store. I have no idea how iTMS ranks or tracks podcasts, but ... Read more..

All the Blood is Rushing to My Ascenders

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006 Posted in Type & Text | 2 Comments »

I got an e-mail question from someone who said: "I'm having trouble with the type on a path thing, trying to get the type to go on a circle. When I ... Read more..

More Type and Tracking Tips

Monday, July 17th, 2006 Posted in Type & Text | No Comments »

Designers have very strong opinions about type...so I'm anticipating a lot of questions, and perhaps complaints, about my justification choices in Episode 25...particulary concerning Glyph Scaling. Purists may say that this ... Read more..

Episode 25: To Track or Not to Track

Sunday, July 16th, 2006 Posted in Podcasts-Video, Type & Text | 5 Comments »

If you're only using tracking to control the look of your type at the paragraph level -- like I will confess to doing in the past -- you're missing out ... Read more..