Monthly Archives: February 2020

InDesign How-to Video: Make Text Fit Better Without Tracking

In this week’s InDesignSecrets video, Mike Rankin shows an easy way to fit type better in an InDesign text frame—without using tracking. Using the Justification settings, he demonstrates how to adjust the space between words, without going overboard. Check out new tutorials every other Tuesday on our InDesign Secrets YouTube channel, then join the discussion […]

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InDesigner: Texas Roadhouse

This article appeared in Issue 130 of InDesign Magazine. More Than a Meal: The Art and Process of Menu Design Business is booming at Texas Roadhouse. With strong reviews and loyal customers, this restaurant company has pushed its way past Outback and Longhorn to become America’s most popular steakhouse chain. And while Texas Roadhouse might be known […]

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Creating a Comic Book – Part 1

It is a magical time in Chicago right now. The frozen streets are crowded with strange creatures, and over at McCormick Place the barricades are overflowing and the parking lots have become epic mazes of adventure, challenges, and heartbreak.  That’s right: it’s almost C2E2 weekend! Each year the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo invades the city […]

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Changing the Size of the Pasteboard

JB wrote: Is there a way to adjust the size of the pasteboard (horizontally)?

Before I answer that, I have to throw out one keyboard shortcut tip: Did you know that Command-Option-Shift-0 (zero) or Ctrl-Alt-Shift-0 fits the entire pasteboard in the document window? Isn’t that cool? Okay, now that I’ve gotten that off my chest, let’s tackle the problem.

First of all, you know you can change the height of the pasteboard…

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InDesign How-to Video: Bring in Colors with Adobe Capture

In this week’s InDesignSecrets video, Erica Gamet shows how easy it is to bring real world color into InDesign using the Adobe Capture mobile app. Find colors from a live shot from your camera or from your favorite photo on your phone then bring in a complete color theme to your InDesign document via a […]

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CreativePro Video: Using Media Placeholders in Keynote

In this week’s CreativePro video, Erica Gamet demonstrates how to use Keynote’s Media Placeholders. She shows how easy it is to drag and drop images into your presentations and how to quickly create a new master slide with your own image placeholders. New videos every Tuesday on our CreativePro YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe […]

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