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InDesign Magazine Issue 61: DPS Tips!

We’re happy to announce that InDesign Magazine Issue 61 (May, 2014) is now available! This month’s theme is Adobe DPS, and boy do we have it covered. At a whopping 114 pages this is the biggest issue ever of InDesign Magazine! We highly advise that you find yourself a comfortable chair before downloading this issue. […]

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Review : Lightroom Mobile

Review: Lightroom Mobile Pros: Automatic synchronization of edits between Lightroom Mobile and desktop Lightroom, high-quality raw editing controls, uses multi-touch gestures well. Cons: Can’t import raw files directly from attached cameras or cards, iPad only, sync requires Creative Cloud subscription, very limited metadata support, no custom presets. Rating: 6/10 While the Apple iPad and other […]

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Making a Complex Pattern Brush In Illustrator

Making Illustrator brushes from photographic images can be addictive. In a previous CreativePro WOW! posts we covered basic raster image preparation for Illustrator brushes and a fairly straightforward raster pattern brush with an image that didn’t require many adjustments in Photoshop. But what do you do if your image doesn’t fit together seamlessly when made into […]

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The unique InCopy workspace

The InCopy workspace resembles that of InDesign in many ways, with the ability to dock panels to the left and right sides of the workspace. But InCopy offers a unique addition to panel docking, allowing users to dock some panels to the top and bottom of the workspace as well. This can easily be seen […]

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Convert All Text to Outlines When Exporting an EPS File from InDesign

Okay, you’ve been asked to provide your InDesign layout as an EPS file and with all the text converted to outlines. I’m going to ignore the fact that I think this is crazy and that people should neither be exporting EPS files nor converting text to outlines. Instead, I’m just going to assume that you […]

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Podcast 209

Podcast 209

ITUNES RSS FEED DOWNLOAD view the transcript of this podcast. In this episode: AM’s field report from the Edward Tufte one-day course Huge InDesign Magazine issue coming up, all about Adobe DPS Interview with Ben Schott, author of Miscellany and Schottenfreude Hidden uses for Live Preflight Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Entry End News and special […]

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Relinking Graphics: Tired of Navigating to the the Original Link Folder? Fix it!

Do you often have to relink images in your InDesign documents, only to have InDesign point you to a folder from an entirely different project or client? Then you have to go navigating through your hard drive, looking for the correct links folder? Well, be frustrated no more! Fix it this by going to: Preferences […]

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