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

Newsbits; Contest Winner; Straight Lines; Readable Text; Obscurity of the Week: Metrics

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Details below, or go to http://indesignsecrets.com/category/podcasts/ for Show notes, links, and to post a comment!

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InDesignSecrets-043.mp3
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  • InDesign Newsbits: Free Plug-in from Teacup, Upcoming InDesign Shows
  • Winner of the contest from last episode: Least Useful InDesign Palette
  • InDesign trainer extraordinaire Russell Viers explains how to draw a straight line
  • What's more readable: Serif or Sans Serif body text type?
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Metrics

Links mentioned in the podcast:
TypeFitter plug-in for InCopy (free) or InDesign ($59) (link leads to post with details)
Creative Suite Conference in Miami, Florida (Feb. 28�March 3, 2007)
InDesign Conference in New York, New York (June 4�6, 2007)
Russell Viers' YabbAdobeDoo.com site
Literature Review of Serif vs. Sans Serif Legibility Studies
Typophile.com forum for typographers (especially this thread on optical vs. metrics0
InDesign CS2 Keyboard Shortcuts Poster (use FEATHER coupon code for a 25% discount)

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p>Listen in your browser:
InDesignSecrets-043.mp3
(10.6 MB, 25:16 minutes)
(a transcript of this podcast will be posted shortly)

 

  • InDesign Newsbits: Free Plug-in from Teacup, Upcoming InDesign Shows
  • Winner of the contest from last episode: Least Useful InDesign Palette
  • InDesign trainer extraordinaire Russell Viers explains how to draw a straight line
  • What's more readable: Serif or Sans Serif body text type?
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Metrics

Links mentioned in the podcast:
TypeFitter plug-in for InCopy (free) or InDesign ($59) (link leads to post with details)
Creative Suite Conference in Miami, Florida (Feb. 28�March 3, 2007)
InDesign Conference in New York, New York (June 4�6, 2007)
Russell Viers' YabbAdobeDoo.com site
Literature Review of Serif vs. Sans Serif Legibility Studies
Typophile.com forum for typographers (especially this thread on optical vs. metrics0
InDesign CS2 Keyboard Shortcuts Poster (use FEATHER coupon code for a 25% discount)

Listener Comment Line: +1-206-888-INDY (-4639)
Talk to us, baby: Leave a message!

Direct download: InDesignSecrets-043.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:02pm EST

Placing Multi-page PDFs; Clear Overrides Button; Useless Palette Award and Contest; Obscurity of the Week: Align Based on Size

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Details below, or go to http://indesignsecrets.com/category/podcasts for Show Notes, links, contest details, and to add a comment!

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InDesignSecrets-042.mp3
(12 MB, 25:16 minutes)
(a transcript of this podcast will be posted shortly)

  • Solutions for placing multiple-page PDFs
  • The Clear Overrides button: Sweet feature, often overlooked
  • Most Useless InDesign Palette Award/Contest
    • Anne-Marie's nomination: the Color palette
    • David's torn between the Transform and the Navigator palette
    • Enter the contest by leaving a comment here! (Details below)
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Align Based on Size

Links mentioned in the podcast:
PlaceMultipagePDF.jsx script for IDCS2 (link leads to post with details)
InDesign CS2 Keyboard Shortcuts Poster (use FEATHER coupon code for a 25% discount)

The Most Useless InDesign Palette Award/Contest
You've heard David and Anne-Marie's nominations, do you agree? Or maybe you depend on the Navigator or Color palette for some task integral to your workflow? Perhaps you have a different one you'd like a nominate? Add your thoughts, votes, rants, or staunch defense to the discussion by adding a comment below. Before the next podcast rolls around (a week or two), we'll randomly choose one of the comments and award that author an InDesign CS2 Keyboard Shortcuts poster!

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Direct download: InDesignSecrets-042.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:32pm EST