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

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  • News:
    • David and Anne-Marie are presenting at Adobe MAX 2020 (online only, free registration)
    • Save the Date: Our first InDesign + Accessibility online summit, Nov 19–20
    • October issue of InDesign Magazine features 20 free scripts you can download
    • Now live! Erica Gamet's "Introduction to GREP in InDesign" online course for CreativePro University
  • Surprising and useful finds in Find/Change
  • Obscure Feature: Open a Clone 

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>> Issuu is the all-in-one platform to create and distribute beautiful digital publications, from brochures to magazines to sales collateral and more. It’s perfect for creators, marketers, designers, educators, publishers, sales-people or anyone that wants to make eye-catching content. And Issuu makes it easy. Simply use the InDesign plug-in or upload your PDFs and files and Issuu transforms them using your vision and customizable templates to create the content you want. Check out their session at CreativePro Week 2020.

>> Avenza Systems' MAPublisher (for Illustrator) and Geographic Imager (for Photoshop) are powerful tools for all graphic designers who want to dive more deeply into cartography and map making. Learn more by watching David's recent Facebook Live interview with Avenza, and see their session from CreativePro Week 2020.


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>> Cacidi Systems, developers of awesome charts and barcode creation tools for InDesign. See their 15-minute session from CreativePro Week 2020 here. Cacidi just released a huge update to Cacidi Charts, which create many types of vector charts, easy to “convert” to InDesign for ultimate creative freedom. They offer a free 30-day trial version, and right now only for CreativeProWeek attendees 50% of the price, for a very, very limited time! Discount code: CREAPRO2020 (see Cacidi.com)

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