Thu, 18 October 2012
News; 5 Overlooked Features; Training Client from Hell story; Obscurity of the Week: Jumbo
Listen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-182.mp3(14.8 MB, 28:12 minutes)
See the Show Notes for links mentioned in this episode. The transcript of this podcast will be posted soon.
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Links mentioned in this podcast:
> Steve Werner's post about the CS6.01 update
> Teachers and students get 1 yr of Creative Cloud for $19.99/mo if they sign up by Nov 4, 2012!
> Check out the new Acrobat XI and the free Reader XI
> Anne-Marie's post on Saving your Links panel custom settings
> David's post (from 2008!) about Making Perfect Triangles