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

Quizzler winner and wrap-up; InDesign News; Designer Wars; Obscurity of the Week: Slug

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  • Results from last episode's Quizzler -- and the winner!
  • Various InDesign Newsbits
  • Designer Wars! We discuss 3 issues that divide designers:
    • Work locally or off the server?
    • Set up file to trim size or add your own crops in larger page?
    • Layered TIFFs or PSDs?
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Slug

Links mentioned in the podcast:
Pariah Burke'sQuarkvsInDesign.com (Adobe CS3 Logo Design Contest)
John Nack's blog post about the CS3 logos (with images)
InDesign Conferences (Stockholm now, NYC in June)
Creative Suite Conference (Miami 2/28-3/3)
InDesign CS2 Keyboard Shortcuts Poster (use FEATHER coupon code for a 25% discount)

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Quizzler winner (triple-clicking); Top 5 things InDesign newbies should know; Best online resources for ID help; Newbie-friendly Quizzler; Obscurity of the Week: Save a Copy

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Details follow, or visit http://indesignsecrets.com/category/podcasts/ for detailed Show Notes, links, and to leave a comment.

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InDesignSecrets-040.mp3
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Happy New Year! In keeping with this "new" them, this episode is especially for the *new* InDesign users out there -- what you should know, best places to learn more. Grizzled veterans may also learn some new things, too!

  • Results from last week's Quizzler -- and the winner!
  • Top five things every new InDesign user should know (We invite the legions of experienced InDesign users in our audience to add to this list -- do a newbie a favor and post your advice in a comment below!)
  • Best online resources for InDesign information and help (Ditto)
  • A Quizzler that even a newbie can answer, with a poster for a prize
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Save a Copy

Links mentioned in the podcast:
TheInDesigner, Michael Murphy's videocast on our site
Trumatch.com process color swatchbooks
InDesign CS2 Visual QuickStart Guide by Sandee Cohen
Real World InDesign CS2 by David Blatner and Olav Kvern
InDesign Breakthroughs by Anne-Marie and David
InDesign Magazine (select "2 yrs. for $69" option and use INDESIGNSECRETS promo code to get 2 years of back issues too)
InDesignTalk listserv and the InDesign forums on Adobe.com
InDesign User Groups web site
Lynda.com online video training for ID and more (link leads to free 7-day trial)
VTC.com online video training for ID and more
InDesign CS2 Keyboard Shortcuts Poster (use FEATHER for a 25% discount)

Quizzler instructions: If you have an answer to this episode's Quizzler, don't post it here! E-mail it to info@indesignsecrets.com with "Quizzler" in the Subject. One winner will be chosen randomly from all the correct answers received by midnight, January 12, 2007. The winner will be mailed our beautiful InDesign CS2 Keyboard Shortcuts poster. Remember, don't post your answer here! You'll ruin it for everyone!

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