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

News: MTV, Poster discounts, InCopySecrets.com; Binary EPS files; InDesign Preflighting; Quizzler; Obscurity of the Week: Altitude

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

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Listen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-076.mp3 (10.8 MB, 23.4 minutes) (the transcript of this podcast will be posted soon)

  • Fun News: MTV (post), Poster discounts, InCopySecrets debuts
  • Binary EPS files (post), Weak Preflighting (post)
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Altitude
  • Quizzler! With a neat new prize for the lucky winner

Links mentioned in the Podcast: Our InDesign keyboard shortcut posters (use the secret 50% discount code announced in the podcast, or enter the code SWATCHES for 25% off entire order) Check out the new InCopySecrets.com! Markzware FlightCheck Pro for Macs or Windows Zevrix InPreflight (Mac only) See you in Toronto!

Quizzler Instructions: Found the answer? Don't leave it in a comment! Instead, e-mail it to us at info [at] indesignsecrets.com, with the word "Quizzler" in the subject line. We'll randomly choose one winner from all correct answers we have received by midnight on Friday, May 2, 2008. Winner (and answer) will be announced in the next podcast.

Direct download: InDesignSecrets-076.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:49am EST

Discount codes; Adobe TV; An End to Transparency Woes; Context Menus; Obscurity of the Week: Ignore Optical Margin

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Details below; or go to http://indesignsecrets.com/category/podcasts for Show Notes, links mentioned in the podcast and to leave a comment!

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Listen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-075.mp3 (11.6 MB, 25.2 minutes) (the transcript of this podcast will be posted soon)

  • News: Discount codes for InDesign Magazine and conference fees, Adobe TV
  • An end to transparency issues! (Steve Werner's post)
  • Using and customizing contextual (right-click) menus
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Ignore Optical Margin

This time, David's audio gets a little glitchy halfway-through. When will these sunspots end? (Seriously, our apologies, and we're investigating...)

Links mentioned in the Podcast: For $75 off MogoEvents conference fees (Toronto, Canada; Nashville, TN and Auckland, New Zealand) use our IDSTNCS08 coupon code (case-sensitive) Nice InDesign mag. discount for our listeners/readers until Apr 28, 2008 Check out Adobe TV! The "Fibonacci" in Caffe Fibonacci's logo Hallelujah, c'mon, get APPE Why one-button mice are bad

Direct download: InDesignSecrets-075.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:35am EST

News; CS3 ACE exam; Leopard and Vista; Document Size; Free Layout Zone script; Obscurity of the Week: Greek Images

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Details below; or go to http://indesignsecrets.com/category/podcasts/ for Show Notes, links mentioned in the podcast, and to leave a comment!

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Listen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-074.mp3 (15.1 MB, 32:53 minutes) (the transcript of this podcast will be posted soon)

  • News: Upcoming InDesign Conferences
  • InDesign CS3 ACE Recertification Test: A Field Report
  • Leopard and Vista and InDesign CS3
  • How changing Document Size affects an existing layout
  • The Amazing (and free) Layout Zone script for ID CS3
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Greek Images

Sorry for the tinny sound in Anne-Marie's audio! We blame sunspots.

Links mentioned in the Podcast: ID Conferences in Toronto, Canada; Auckland, New Zealand; and Seattle, WA Tim Cole's blog post about the Recertification exam Adobe's Get Certified page (register for exams, download prep guides) Layout Zone script (Mac/Windows, CS3 only); David's post about it

Direct download: InDesignSecrets-074.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST