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

Quizzler winner (triple-clicking); Top 5 things InDesign newbies should know; Best online resources for ID help; Newbie-friendly Quizzler; Obscurity of the Week: Save a Copy


Details follow, or visit for detailed Show Notes, links, and to leave a comment.


Listen in your browser:
(17.7 MB, 37:22 minutes)
(a transcript of this podcast will be posted in a few days ... we swear)

Happy New Year! In keeping with this "new" them, this episode is especially for the *new* InDesign users out there -- what you should know, best places to learn more. Grizzled veterans may also learn some new things, too!

  • Results from last week's Quizzler -- and the winner!
  • Top five things every new InDesign user should know (We invite the legions of experienced InDesign users in our audience to add to this list -- do a newbie a favor and post your advice in a comment below!)
  • Best online resources for InDesign information and help (Ditto)
  • A Quizzler that even a newbie can answer, with a poster for a prize
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Save a Copy

Links mentioned in the podcast:
TheInDesigner, Michael Murphy's videocast on our site process color swatchbooks
InDesign CS2 Visual QuickStart Guide by Sandee Cohen
Real World InDesign CS2 by David Blatner and Olav Kvern
InDesign Breakthroughs by Anne-Marie and David
InDesign Magazine (select "2 yrs. for $69" option and use INDESIGNSECRETS promo code to get 2 years of back issues too)
InDesignTalk listserv and the InDesign forums on
InDesign User Groups web site online video training for ID and more (link leads to free 7-day trial) online video training for ID and more
InDesign CS2 Keyboard Shortcuts Poster (use FEATHER for a 25% discount)

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 12, 2007. The winner will be mailed our beautiful InDesign CS2 Keyboard Shortcuts poster. Remember, don't post your answer here! You'll ruin it for everyone!

Listener Comment Line: +1-206-888-INDY (-4639)
Talk to us, baby: Leave a message!

Direct download: InDesignSecrets-040.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:56pm EST