Any time I can save myself from moving the mouse from one end of the screen to the other I consider it a big win. This little shortcut saves me a lot of mousing around with a 27″ hooked up to a MacBook Pro.Read more “Quickly Switch to InDesign’s Text Tool”
InDesign’s Text Frame Options dialog box contains a few features/options you may find yourself using often, such as adjusting the column width of your text frame, adding inset spacing, adjusting the frame justification, adjusting your baseline options, and more. There are two ways (I know of) to quickly access the Text Frame Options.Read more “InDesign Text Frame Options Shortcuts”
This is something I see people asking all the time. How do I make the numbers in a number list line-up with the period after the number instead of being left justified.Read more “How to make pretty number lists in Adobe InDesign”
If you’ve been in the design business long enough, you probably remember a time when adding a padded keyline around images in magazines, newspapers and booklets was all the rage. Rage is a great description!Read more “Using InDesign Styles to easily add a padded keyline to your images”
Read more “WYSIWYG forms from InDesign to Acrobat”
If you find yourself exporting fillable-forms from InDesign to PDF often, you no doubt have felt the frustration of all your work being dumbed-down or flat-out not looking right when you open the file in Acrobat. It’s really frustrating. But don’t sweat it, there is a solution.
Calendars are a pain in the behind to build—especially ones that are easily editable. Building a calendar in Adobe InDesign gives you maximum flexibility for editing and use. But getting to that point is the difficult part.Read more “Building calendars the easy way with this script for Adobe InDesign”
From creating interactive EPUBs and drawing logos to applying effects to text and graphics, Shutterstock Blog has Five cool things you may not have known you could do in InDesign.