Sun, 16 October 2011
Listen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-158.mp3 (19.9 MB, 36:34 minutes)
See the Show Notes for links mentioned in this episode. The transcript of this podcast will be posted soon.
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Quizzler Winner! In episode #156, we asked you to tell us what was the very first InDesignSecrets blog post in 2007. (This was a sneaky way to promote our Archives page, a fast way to access the 1200+ blog posts here.) The winner, chosen via a random drawing of the multiple correct submissions, was faithful listener Salah Al-Din Talhami of Virtual Designing Universe with the answer: On January 1, 2007, at 6:14 p.m., David posted the (still relevant) article "Assigning Default Text Formatting." Great work, Salah! You will receive a copy of In-Tools' wonderful Style Utilities for InDesign.
Links mentioned in this podcast:
> David's Adobe MAX recap
> InDesignSecrets Live! seminar with Anne-Marie in Las Vegas, November 2
> PubWest Conference in Las Vegas, Nov 3-5
> Mike Ninness's video on the Document Fonts folder feature
> InDesignSecrets Archives page of all blog posts
> We talked about hiding menu items in this blog post from 2009