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

Quizzler answer and winner; Export to PDF vs. Distill Postscript; Updating multiple images; Another Quizzler; Obscurity of the Week: The Smooth Tool


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Listen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-037.mp3 (12.2 MB, 25:31 minutes) (a transcript of this podcast will be posted in a few days)

  • Results from last week's Quizzler -- and the winner!
  • The Great Debate: Export to PDF vs. Write PostScript and Distill?
  • Updating multiple images at once
  • Second Quizzler! With a cool prize from Trumatch (see below)
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: The Smooth tool

Links mentioned in the podcast: Our InDesign CS2 Keyboard Shortcuts Poster Adobe's Find a Print Service Provider page

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 8, 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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