Monthly Archives: March 2019

InDesign Magazine Issue 120: Proposals

InDesign Magazine Issue 120: Proposals cover

We’re happy to announce that InDesign Magazine Issue #120 (April 2019) is now available! Here’s what the issue includes: Proposals Addison Lalier shows how marketers, freelancers, and designers use InDesign to create client-winning proposals. Placing Multipage Files Into InDesign Jamie McKee shares tips and scripts for placing multipage PDFs, INDDs, and image files with multiple artboards […]

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A Free Script to Move Items to the Pasteboard (and Back)

Ever wish you could quickly slide some selected items (or everything) on a page out to the Pasteboard? Frédéric Robin wrote a script to do just that. And it also slides the items back onto the page at their original locations when you run the script again. Simple, quick, and easy. You can read about […]

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Book Excerpt: Creating and Exporting Content for Web and Mobile Projects with Illustrator

The following excerpt was taken from Learn Adobe Illustrator CC for Graphic Design and Illustration: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation, Second Edition by Chad Chelius with Rob Schwartz. For a PDF version of the full chapter containing this lesson, click here. *** In this chapter you’ll create a mockup for a mobile application. Adobe Illustrator CC […]

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InDesign How-to Video: Create a Hyperlink Style

In this week’s InDesignSecrets video, David Blatner explains how to create a default style for hyperlinks in InDesign. From there, he shows how to further style the hyperlink text to ensure visibility. Check out new tutorials every Tuesday on our InDesign Secrets YouTube channel, then join the discussion on our Facebook group!

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Tip of the Week: File Info Helps You Find It Faster

This InDesign tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on March 21, 2019. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new tip, keyboard shortcut, and roundups of new articles, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll down to the bottom of this page, enter your email address, and click Go! We’ll […]

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Free Script to Convert Color Images to Grayscale

While creating a series of presentation templates for a client, I hammered together a couple of scripts that I thought I’d share. The scripts are free, and you can download them here. The first script, Convert image to grayscale, simply converts any selected color image to a grayscale appearance. Appearance is the important word here, […]

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Convert Custom Letterhead to Microsoft Word Templates

In these modern times of environmental responsibility, plenty of companies are choosing to ‘go green.’ And while we all have different opinions on the best way to reduce, reuse, recycle – printing is one of those areas where businesses often choose to save costs and reduce their environmental footprint. While there’s nothing I like more […]

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