InDesign Secrets
Adobe InDesign tips, techniques and insider info from Anne-Marie Concepcion and David Blatner. free trial; Quizzler results (font version); Using agates in InDesign; Linking to text files; Insert glyph script; New Quizzler; Obscurity of the Week: Patient User Mode


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  • Free trial from
  • Results from last week's Quizzler -- and the winner!
  • How to use agates in InDesign
  • Why you should/should not link to Excel or Word files
  • How to enter weird little glyphs with a keyboard shortcut
  • Third Quizzler! With a cool prize from Trumatch (see below)
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Patient User Mode

Links mentioned in the podcast:
Free one-week trial of's online software training videos
Type any Unicode Character cross-platform script (more info)

Quizzler instructions: If you have an answer to this episode's Quizzler, don't post it here! E-mail it to with "Quizzler" in the Subject. One winner will be chosen randomly from all the correct answers received by midnight, December 18, 2006. The winner will be mailed a set of Colorfinder process color swatchbooks (coated and uncoated) from Trumatch, a $170 value. Remember, don't post your answer here! You'll ruin it for everyone!

Sponsors for this episode:
Markzware (InDesign plug-in developer)
Special offer for podcast listeners extended until Dec. 31 2006:
20% off any Markzware product! Go to their online store and enter
the coupon code IDSECRET during checkout to get the discount.

Trumatch ("Colorfinder," their process color swatch book system)
Listen to the podcasts for a chance to win two Colorfinder books,
Coated and Uncoated, a $170.00 value.

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