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InDesign Calculations

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Sometimes in InDesign you need to change one of the numerical values relating to an object: it might be an image frame, object position or text size for example. If […]

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Using The New Gridify Feature in InDesign CS5

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Adobe InDesign CS5 introduced a few new tools, one of which makes creating multiple frames on the page an absolute breeze. In fact, creating them, with equal spacing and setting […]

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InDesign Colour-Coded Highlighting

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This is effectively passing on a very helpful tip from InDesign Magazine, thanks for this one. Check out their site for plenty more tips. If you open an InDesign document […]

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Clean Up Imported Word Documents in InDesign

This post comes straight from InDesign Magazine, but it’s a common problem and I wanted to share it. The link to the original tip is here. If you’ve imported a […]

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How to Use Baseline Grids in InDesign

When working on text-heavy documents, you may want to use a baseline grid. Why? Simple, if you have got columns of text of the same size sitting next to eachother […]

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Hyperlink Rectangles in InDesign

This is a tip that comes from David Blatner at InDesign Magazine; Banish Ugly Hyperlink Rectangles To disable the Visible Rectangle option for multiple hyperlinks all at once, select them […]

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InDesign – Show All Menu Items

I recently did a clean install of my OS and noticed that InDesign was missing some menu items, such as Preflight etc. Instead, it had several “Show AllĀ  Menu Items” […]

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Creating pdf Bookmarks in InDesign

Using bookmarks to navigate through a pdf is sometimes easier than using the pages option. Creating them is easy. With your file open, go to the Window > Interactive panel. […]

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InDesign Find/Change

This is a quick tip – InDesign’s Find/Change panel offers the ability to do a whole lot more than spell-checking. As an example, entire objects, strokes and fills, effects and […]

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Page Thumbnails in InDesign

By default, the Pages panel in InDesign displays the page thumbnails vertically. Personally, I prefer to see them laid out horizontally. To change this, click the triangle in the top […]

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