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

InDesign CS3! New features, fixes, pricing; Obscurity of the Week: Fill With Placeholder Text


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  • All about InDesign CS3:
    • Our favorite new features, including Table and Cell Styles, Variables, Placing InDesign files, Find/Change with GREP, Find/Change object attributes, and more
    • Our favorite improved features, including scaling fixes, folders in Styles panels, page previews in the Pages panel, Align to Page, Synchronize master pages, and more
    • Pricing information
    • Other great resources to learn about InDesign CS3
  • Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Fill With Placeholder Text

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Links mentioned in the podcast: InDesign Magazine special offer. Go to the link, choose "2-year subscription for $69" option, and enter indesignsecrets to receive two years of back issues, free, along with your subscription. The upcoming issue is full of in-depth articles about InDesign CS3 new features. The InDesigner videocast. Michael's latest episode (#38) shows off InDesign CS3's new interface, and all the neat tricks you can do with it. for Creative Suite 3 info from the horse's mouth Gutenberg Project is Anne-Marie's favorite source for placeholder.txt copy Lorem-Ipsum Generator caught David's fancy

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