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

Getting HTML out of InDesign; Obscurity of the Week: Create Acrobat Layers

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  • Getting HTML out of InDesign
    • Layout "geometry" issues
    • Useful plug-ins
    • HTML and CSS options
    • Resources (aka Michael Murphy)
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Create Acrobat Layers

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HOWDesign and print; Paper love; Obscurity of the Week: Candy

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  • David re-fell in love with print at HOW!
    • Sappi, washi, and plastic!
    • Hamilton Type Museum
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Candy

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Direct download: InDesignSecrets-196.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:44pm EST