Monthly Archives: December 2006

Podcast 039

ITUNES RSS FEED DOWNLOAD Listen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-039.mp3 (9.1 MB, 19:00 minutes) or read the transcript of this podcast. Results from last week’s Quizzler — and the winner! Our love/hate relationship with the default Basic Paragraph Style What’s better to give your printer: Native ID file or a press-ready PDF? Fourth and final Quizzler […]

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Great Article on InDesign’s Data Merge

Peter wrote:
I am working on a building signage project, and one of the challenge is to layout hundreds of room identification signs at the same size, but all the room numbers / room names and pictograms are different, and we need to keep them at precisely the same position. We have an Excel database of all the information, but are just wondering if there is a faster way to do this kind of layout in either Indesign or Illustrator.

What you’re talking about is database publishing: Taking data from a database or spreadsheet and making it pretty in InDesign…

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The Art Institutes and Quark Announce Winners of Graphic Arts Competition

It’s all about getting the creative juices flowing — and Quark knows how to do it. Quark Inc. announced today the winners in a graphic design competition it sponsored for students attending The Art Institutes system of schools. The second annual competition was a great opportunity for students to showcase their creative ideas and designs […]

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AKVIS Sketch: Photo-to-Sketch Conversion with Batch Processing Support

If you’ve always wanted to draw but didn’t know how, AKVIS Sketch 2.0 is the right software for you. This smart plug-in for photo-to-sketch conversion will help you to embody your creative ideas. You can make any photo look like B&W or color drawing, imitate the technique of graphite or color pencil, charcoal or watercolor […]

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Every Picture Tells a Story with the New ProShow Gold 3.0

Photodex Corporation announced today the release of the next generation of its award-winning slide show software. ProShow Gold is the industry-leading slide show creation software for consumers. Its ease-of-use and rich feature set have made it an irreplaceable tool for any digital photography consumer. With features like multiple slide layers, enhanced video output and enriched […]

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