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

Acrobat X; Hyperlinks in InDesign CS5; Adobe's new Digital Publishing Suite; Obscurity of the Week: Preflight Report Template

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It's learning week!
  • Anne-Marie learns a couple Acrobat X tips
  • David learns of a fix that helps InDesign CS5's Convert to Hyperlink feature
  • We all learn the details of Adobe's Digital Publishing Suite
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Preflight Report Template
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Quizzler answers (InDesign limits); Steve Werner interview (preflighting digital publications); Obscurity of the week: Postscript Level

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  • Quizzler Winner (and answers)!
    • Largest number of tab stops in a paragraph
    • Largest document page size, smallest page size
    • Most number of columns on a page
    • Most number of pages in a document, highest page number (screen shot below!)
  • Steve Werner interview, InDesign trainer and blog contributor
    • Preflighting for print and for digital publications
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: PostScript Level
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>> MathMagic, the ultimate equation editor from Info Logic, Inc., is a WYSIWYG equation editor/plug-in that lets you create inline, editable EPS equations from within InDesign (if you use the MathMagic Pro edition). It even converts equations set by Word's Equation Editor, LaTex, MathML and MathType, to MathMagic-style equations. For InDesignSecrets listeners, they're offering a time-limited discount of 25% off any MathMagic Pro product that's $199US or more, until Nov. 30, 2010. Here are the details of the offer, or just remember to use the coupon code INDS at the MathMagic order page to get your discount.

Direct download: InDesignSecrets-135.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00pm EST