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Podcast 127

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  • All About Leading
    • Leading-related Preference settings
    • When to use Auto-Leading and when not to
    • Baseline grid and leading, First line offset and leading, and more!
  • Quizzler! Ladies and Germs, man your InDesign tools
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Use Master Color
  • InDesignSecretsLive Seminars: San Francisco & Chicago in June; LA, DC, Denver, and more in the fall!

Quizzler instructions: Think you have the answer to this episode’s Quizzler? Do not post it here in a comment! Instead, send your answer(s) in an e-mail to [email protected], with the word QUIZZLER in the subject line. (Note: contributors, past and present, aren’t eligible. Sorry, Fritz!) Deadline for receipt of entries is midnight PST on Friday, June 18, 2010. The top two winners will each receive a copy of Real World Illustrator CS4  we will notify you by email if you win. In the case of a three- or more-way tie, we’ll choose two winners randomly. Good luck!

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