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Issue 149: The Accessibility Issue

  • Tools and Services for Accessibility
  • Accessible Color
  • Accessible Type
  • Print vs. Interactive PDF Export
  • Script of the Month: Color Contrast Validator
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 148: Designing for Social Media

  • Designing for Social Media
  • Dielines for Creative Folded Brochures
  • InDesigner: Theresa Stoodley
  • InQuestion
  • Script of the Month: What the GREP?
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 147: Illustrator vs. InDesign

  • InDesign vs. Illustrator
  • InCopy vs. Word
  • Four Great Ways to Emphasize Text
  • Choosing a Font Manager
  • Script of the Month: Smart Sort
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 146: Typography

  • Terrific Type Effects
  • Going from Markdown to InDesign
  • Freshen Up Your Fonts
  • InReview: Typefitter 5
  • Script of the Month: Export for Web
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 145: Designing with Gradients

  • Designing with Gradients
  • Uncovering InDesign’s Hidden Files
  • Page Numbering Perfection
  • Unflubbify Your Writing Book Excerpt
  • Script of the Month: Format All Hyperlinks
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 144: Stealing Great Design

  • How to Steal Great Design
  • Designing with Rules, Borders, and Shading
  • Easy SOQ Compliance
  • InReview: V-Justify
  • Script of the Month: InDesign to Photoshop Layers
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 143: Adobe Mobile Apps for Designers

  • Adobe Mobile Apps for Designers
  • Preferences You Must Change
  • Sorting Text
  • InReview: WordsFlow 3
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 142: Adobe XD

  • Adobe XD
  • Text Frame Options
  • InQuestion
  • InDesigner: Patch & Tweak with Moog
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 141: Transparency

  • Regarding Transparency
  • Transparency FX
  • Handwriting Fonts
  • InReview: CI Hub
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 140: Graphics to Go

  • Graphics to Go
  • Data Merge Magic
  • InQuestion
  • InReview: IDMarkz
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 139: Adobe Bridge

  • Adobe Bridge
  • Text Variables & IDML
  • What’s New in InDesign 2021
  • InDesigner: Florida Cajun Zydeco Update!
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 138: Scripts From the Crypts

  • Scripts From the Crypts
  • The InDesign Community Script Project
  • InDesigner: The Herbfarm
  • Print Versioning Workflows
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 137: Most Valuable Plug-ins

  • Most Valuable Plug-ins
  • Digital Printing
  • InQuestion
  • Creating Org Charts
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 136: Advertising

  • Advertising Workflows
  • Optimizing Workspaces
  • InDesign Course and Compendium Book Excerpt
  • InDesigner: Raphael Freeman
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 135: Use with Caution

  • Features You Should Use With Caution
  • Introducing Share for Review
  • 20 Tips from CreativePro Week 2020
  • Jazz-inspired Design
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 134: InDesign and Acrobat

  • PDF Power Tips
  • InDesign and Acrobat: PDF Partners
  • InDesigner: Designing a Product Guide
  • InReview: InQuestion
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 133: Object Styles

  • Object Styles
  • PDF Forms
  • InDesigner: Cindy Kelley
  • InReview: DocsFlow 3
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 132: After Effects

  • Learning After Effects
  • Designing with Type on a Path
  • JavaScript for InDesign Book Excerpt
  • InDesigner: San Francisco Bay Brand
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 131: Obscure Features

  • 20 Obscure Features
  • Preset It and Forget It
  • InQuestion
  • InReview: PDF2ID
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 130: Accessible PDF

  • 10 Steps to Creating Accessible PDFs
  • 10 Scripts for Long Documents
  • How Do I Do That In InDesign? Book Excerpt
  • InDesigner: Texas Roadhouse
  • Best of the Blog

Issue 129: RGB vs. CMYK

  • RGB vs. CMYK
  • Accessible Bar Charts
  • Designing with Column Rules
  • InReview: MagicTints
  • Best of the Blog

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