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

Survey winner; Navigating long docs; Two new seminars; Obscurity of the Week: Select and Fit Item

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  • Congratulations to Laurie from Columbus, Ohio, our Survey prize winner!
  • Navigating through long InDesign docs: tips, tricks, and hidden features
  • Two new seminars debut in September
    • PDFSecrets: Working Smarter in Acrobat, with guru Clint Funk
    • 2-day InDesignSecretsLive seminar includes a new "Beyond Print" day
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Select and Fit Item (screen shot below)
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User survey; Sorting tables; PDFs from Print Booklet; Obscurity of the Week: Include Menu Commands

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Details below, or go to http://indesignsecrets.com/indesignsecrets-podcast-129.php for Show Notes, links, and to leave a comment!

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See the Show Notes for links mentioned in this episode. The transcript of this podcast will be posted soon.
  • Take our quickie InDesignSecrets user survey, win a prize!
  • Sorting Tables, a story with three morals
  • PDFs from Print Booklet: Solutions for Mac users
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Include Menu Commands
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Direct download: InDesignSecrets-129.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:35pm EST