Monthly Archives: August 2013

Got Creative Cloud? Use InCopy to Convert Notes to Acrobat Comments

One of the things I pushed for when Creative Cloud was announced was the inclusion of InCopy. Besides being a great content editing companion program to InDesign it also has some features that even InDesign doesn’t have such as text macros and some editorial tools. My favorite and probably the most overlooked is the ability […]

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Seeing Patterns

You may be familiar with the chevron pattern that is so popular these days: It’s emblazoned on everything from wedding invitations and iPhone cases to bookshelves and sundresses. Nothing is exempt from adornment with a chevron pattern…except perhaps men’s dress shirts. The History As a graphic designer, I’ve been on a quest to understand the […]

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Adobe Create Now Tour Dates Announced

Adobe has announced several dates and locations for their upcoming Create Now tour across the US and Canada. At these events, you can meet Adobe experts, watch demos of the latest and greatest software and services, network with your fellow creatives, and get answers to your questions. Topics include: Keeping your creative world synced and […]

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Turn Your Mobile Phone into a Microscope With the Micro Phone Lens

Got a smartphone or tablet? Like macro photography? Then you might want to check out the Micro Phone lens, a Kickstarter project by Seattle-based engineer Thomas Larson to develop a microscope lens that fits on mobile devices like iPhones and iPads. Photo of a penny taken with the Micro Phone lens   The Micro Phone […]

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Podcast 199

podcast 199

ITUNES RSS FEED DOWNLOAD view the transcript of this podcast. News Call for PePcon 2014 speakers New video by Anne-Marie: Using InDesign and Word Together New video by David: Interactive PDFs Update to InDesign CC and InCopy CC released Five Common (and easily-fixed) InDesign Gotchas! Jumping text, disappearing guides, copy/paste between versions, and more Obscure InDesign […]

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PBS Arts: The Art of Portrait Photography

The latest episode of PBS Arts web video series Off Book is devoted to an exploration of the art of portrait photography. The video features an examination of the history of portraiture, tracing its roots all the way back to cave paintings and the art of the ancient Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks. There are also […]

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