Monthly Archives: May 2019

InDesign Magazine Issue 122: Cross-Media Color

We’re happy to announce that InDesign Magazine Issue #122 (June 2019) is now available! Here’s what the issue includes: From InDesign to Print & Screen: A Best of All Worlds Workflow Steve Laskevitch shows how to get great results in print and digital output from just one InDesign file. InDesign 101: Tabs Sandee Cohen reviews what […]

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InDesign How-to Video: How to Automate Run-in Header Styles

In this week’s InDesignSecrets video, David Blatner shows how easy it is to format specific text at the beginning of a paragraph. If these run-in headers fit a pattern, it’s super easy to apply the formatting automatically. Check out new tutorials every Tuesday on our InDesign Secrets YouTube channel, then join the discussion on our […]

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How to Design Timelines

example of horizontal timeline design

When designed well, timelines can turn a boring list of events into an engaging narrative. We usually think of time in a linear way, but timelines can take on many different shapes to complement the content and viewing context. This article covers the basics of designing a timeline and shows a variety of timeline formats, […]

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Table Text Keyboard Shortcuts Stopped Working (and how to fix it)

The keyboard shortcuts for navigating through text stopped working… but only inside tables! To be honest, this broke over a year ago (I’m not sure exactly which InDesign upgrade broke them) but the annoyance just finally became so bad that I had to find a fix and share it with you. The shortcuts I’m talking […]

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How to Number Pages of a Spread With a Range

Editor’s Note: this post was excerpted from Jeff’s handout from CreativePro Week 2018. There’s still time to register for CreativePro Week 2019, or sign up for a Virtual Pass so you don’t miss out! There’s a reason I love answering questions on the Adobe Forum. Sometimes the best answers to difficult questions involve using features […]

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