InDesign Secrets
Adobe InDesign tips, techniques and insider info from Anne-Marie Concepcion and David Blatner.

Align to Spine; Quiz Contest #2; Obscurity of the Week: Convert to Profile/Assign Profile

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-- The Pleasures of CS2's Spine Alignment (Align to/Away from Spine) feature
-- InDesign Quiz Contest #2! (See note below)
-- Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Convert to Profile/Assign Profile

Links mentioned:
-- InDesign Magazine (Pariah Burke's article on using spine alignments with anchored objects is in issue #8, Oct/Nov 2005)

Note: Comments will be closed for 24 hours (to this post only) to give people a chance to listen to the podcast and figure out the answer to the Quiz. After 24 hours, the first complete and correct quiz answer posted here as a comment will win. We'll officially declare the winner as well, via a comment like last time.

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Mailbag Episode: Change underline thickness, ID user groups in Canada, Dotted leaders, Disk error with custom sets, Obscurity of the week: View Threshold

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InDesignSecrets-025.mp3
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The Mailbag Episode! All topics discussed today were questions listeners e-mailed us about, and their answers (along with a few embellishments of our own).
-- Mystery caller left a voicemail asking about aligning to page
-- DJ asked how to change the thickness of underlines
-- DJ also asked about any InDesign user group near Manitoba, Canada
-- Vanessa from Australia asked how to make dotted underlines for forms
-- Kevin (who recently discovered the existence of our podcast and told us he listened to all 24 episodes in 24 hours ) wondered why he gets a Disk Error when he tries to save a custom keyboard shortcut set
-- Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: View Threshold

Links mentioned:
-- Our post about the InDesignUserGroup.com web site

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London ID Conf. recap; Sandee on scripting; Branislav on master page text frames; Rufus on pasteboard fixes; Mysteries of the Align palette; Obscurity of the week: Go Forward/Go Back

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-- London InDesign Conference recap from David, and he recorded interesting tidbits from a few of the conference speakers:
- Sandee Cohen tells of her experience taking a scripting class at the conference
- Branislav Milic shares a great tip for overriding master page text frames
- Rufus Deuchler reveals two ways to fix out-of-control pasteboard sizes
-- Mysteries and Treasures of the Align palette (like, where it is)
-- Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Go Forward/Go Back

Links mentioned:
• AlignToPage.jsx is one of the free cross-platform scripts on your CS2 installation CD or part of this .zip archive (Adobe site download).

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