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

Fantastic and Free Production Scripts; Obscurity of the Week: Display Unsupported Files

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  • Fantastic Free Scripts for Final (or Near-Final) Production Tasks
    • Remove End-of-Line Underlines
    • Freeze Composition (Line Breaks)
    • Compare InDesign Documents
    • Package Multiple for Archive
  • Marc Autret's Incredible List of Scripts and Scripter Resources
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Display Unsupported Files
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:54pm EST

InDesignSecrets Conference; Find Where That Color is Used; Obscurity of the Week: Information

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  • InDesignSecrets Conference!
  • Find where that color is used
    • Separations Preview panel
    • Swatches panel tricks
    • Find/Change
    • Package Summary panel (thanks Nicola!)
    • Blatner Tools
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Information
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:47pm EST

All about object transformations; Blatner Tools beta 3; Obscurity of the Week: Pattern Length

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  • All about object transformations
    • Scaling & rotating from the keyboard
    • Using math in the X, Y, W, H, and % (Scale) fields to transform
    • The too-subtle-for-their-own-good transformation buttons & context menu
    • And many more!
  • Blatner Tools free beta 3 now available
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Pattern Length
Direct download: InDesignSecrets-114.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:53pm EST

InDesignSecrets membership; our new forum; Guide to the InDesign ACE Exam eBook; Adobe layoffs; Obscurity of the Week: Choke

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  • InDesignSecrets Membership -- free with benefits!
  • All about the InDesignSecrets forums
    • Guide to the InDesign ACE Exam eBook by Mike Rankin
    • Interview with Mike Rankin!
    • Recent Adobe layoffs
    • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Choke
    Direct download: InDesignSecrets-113.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:53pm EST

    Posts of Note: Windows 7, Story Editor, PowerPoint, Balance Lines; Unicodes, GIDs and CIDs; Obscurity of the Week: Missing Glyph

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    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:55pm EST

    Blatner Tools; Screen Appearance Tweaks and Tips; Webinars and Seminars; Obscurity of the Week: Ignore Orientation

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    • Blatner Tools
    • Settings that Change the Screen Appearance (& Tips!)
      • Hide/Show Frame Edges
      • Preview Mode: what disappears, customizing
      • Display Performance
      • Overprint Preview
      • Proof Setup; Anne-Marie's color management rant
      • Show/Hide Notes
      • Rotate Spread View
    • Upcoming seminars and webinars
    • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Ignore Orientation
    Direct download: InDesignSecrets-111.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:05am EST

    6.04 Update; Snow Leopard and PDFs; Word and InDesign Part 2; Obscurity of the Week: Cancel Package

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    • InDesign/InCopy 6.04 Patch
    • SnowLeopard (Mac OS 10.6) and the Adobe PDF printer
    • Placing Word files: Essential Tips, Part 2
      • Mapping Word styles to InDesign styles
      • Working around the Style Group glitch
      • Converting InDesign files to Word documents
      • Converting Footnotes to Endnotes
    • Upcoming seminars and webinars
    • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Cancel Package
    Direct download: InDesignSecrets-110.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:25am EST

    Happy Birthday InDesign; Essential Tips for Importing Word files; Upcoming Seminars and Webinars; Obscurity of the Week: Select All Unused

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    • Happy 10th Birthday to InDesign!
    • Placing Word files: Essential Tips, Part 1
      • Deleting Word styles while retaining local bolds and italics
      • When you might want to export to RTF and re-import
      • Fastest way to remove hyperlinks (but leave the link text)
      • Maggy-ing the Word file
    • Upcoming seminars and webinars -- all recordings now available!
    • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Select All Unused
    Direct download: InDesignSecrets-109.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:07am EST

    New eSeminars and live Seminars by David and Anne-Marie; Character Styles Deep Dive; Obscurity of the Week: Go to Selected Bookmark

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    • New InDesignSecrets eSeminars: InCopy/InDesign, Long Documents (links below)
    • InDesignSecrets Live Seminars!
    • Deep Dive into Character Styles:
      • To-do's and Not-to-do's
      • Applying multiple styles
      • Using them for "tagging" (instead of formatting)
      • A few great scripts!
    • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Go to Selected Bookmark (with bonus new features discovered by accident!)
    Direct download: InDesignSecrets-108.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:47am EST

    Interview with contributor James Fritz; Unwanted color seps/plates; Obscurity of the Week: Float

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    • Interview with James Fritz, InDesignSecrets contributor
    • Tracking down unwanted color seps (plates) in your layout files
    • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Float
    Direct download: InDesignSecrets-107.mp3
    Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:48pm EST