InDesign Secrets
Adobe InDesign tips, techniques and insider info from Anne-Marie Concepcion and David Blatner.
Best and Worst little CS5 features; Blog posts of the week; Obscurity of the Week: Folder 0
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  • Favorite little features in InDesign CS5
    • New control panel widgets, Patient user mode always on (AM), Minion Pro default, more
  • Least-favorite, little annoyances in InDesign CS5
    • Change in panel tabs, New Window menu organization, Patient user mode always on (DB), more
  • Hot Blog Posts of the Week
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Folder 0
  • InDesignSecretsLive SeminarsSan Francisco & Chicago in June; LA, DC, Denver, and more in the fall!
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 CtrlPublishing makes CtrlCrossTalk, a magical plug-in that lets InCopy users edit any story in an InDesign layout file, without the designer needing to export the stories to InCopy format first. They have another plugin, CtrlCrossTalkID that lets the InDesign user "lock" the frames that the InCopy user should not be able to edit. Listeners of the podcast get a 15% discount on CtrlPublishing's web store if you use the coupon code CTRLOFFER5.
>> PrePress Studio sells eDocker, a wonderful utility program for any InDesign CS4 or CS5 user who exports files to SWF. eDocker makes the SWFs more user-friendly in the browser because it lets you add page navigation and zoom controls, among other goodies. Try the free 3-day trial or purchase eDocker at this special URL and enter the coupon code IDS1 for 10% off.
Direct download: InDesignSecrets-126.mp3
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PeP Conference recap; ePub cover art tip; Graphic FX ebook; Top 40 Tips ebook; Dropbox; Chicago and San Francisco seminars; Obscurity of the Week: Master Page Overlay
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InDesignSecrets-125.mp3 (14.6 MB, 27:39 minutes)
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News and special offers from our sponsors:
>> CtrlPublishing empowers InDesign's Layers panel with its CtrlLayers plug-in, such as creating new documents from visible layers. There's a free trial available, and listeners of the podcast get a 15% discount on CtrlPublishing's web store if you use the coupon code CTRLOFFER5.
>> PrePress Studio sells eDocker, a wonderful utility program for any InDesign CS4 or CS5 user who exports files to SWF. eDocker makes the SWFs more user-friendly in the browser because it lets you add page navigation and zoom controls, among other goodies. Try the free 3-day trial or purchase eDocker at this special URL and enter the coupon code IDS1 for 10% off.
Direct download: InDesignSecrets-125.mp3
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CS5 ships; Michael Ninness interview; Conference and Seminar updates; Obscurity of the Week: Set Tab Order
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InDesignSecrets-124.mp3 (19.9 MB, 39:28 minutes)
See the Show Notes for links mentioned in this episode. The transcript of this podcast will be posted soon.
News and special offers from our sponsors:
>> CtrlPublishing offers a highly useful plugin called CtrlChanges that lets you track text changes in InDesign CS3, CS4, and CS5, just like in Microsoft Word and InCopy. With the CtrlChanges plug-in you can see the tracked changes markup in the layout as well as the Story Editor, and you can print them too! (Two features that not even the new Track Changes feature in CS5 has.) There's a free trial available, and listeners of the podcast get a 15% discount on CtrlPublishing's web store if you use the coupon code CTRLOFFER5.
>> PrePress Studio sells eDocker, a wonderful utility program for any InDesign CS4 or CS5 user who exports files to SWF. eDocker makes the SWFs more user-friendly in the browser because it lets you add page navigation and zoom controls, among other goodies. Try the free 3-day trial or purchase eDocker at this special URL and enter the coupon code IDS1 for 10% off.
Direct download: InDesignSecrets-124.mp3
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