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

Quizzler winner (measurement units); Basic Paragraph Style; Native .indd file vs. press-ready PDF for your printer; Last Quizzler with a Trumatch prize; Obscurity of the Week: Increase/Decrease Left Indent


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  • Results from last week's Quizzler -- and the winner!
  • Our love/hate relationship with the default Basic Paragraph Style
  • What's better to give your printer: Native ID file or a press-ready PDF?
  • Fourth and final Quizzler with a Trumatch prize! (see below)
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Increase/Decrease Left Indent

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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, January 2, 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!

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Coated and Uncoated, a $170.00 value.

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