Adobe has created a new way to discover and install extensions to Creative Suite applicat
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Pros: Huge advances in the ability to resize layouts, alternate
Today Adobe took the wraps off its upcoming Creative Suite 6 applications and, perhaps more significantly, its new Creative Cloud subscription service.
Creative Suite 6
Adobe has focused its efforts with InDesign CS6 on solving the problems of designers trying to create and deliver great layouts for multiple outputs. In fact, this is one of the main themes of CS6 and the CreativeCloud. So if you’re the person being asked to produce content that fits anything from a billboard to a smartphone (and everything in between) this one’s for you. Let’s take a tour of some of the new key new features of InDesign CS6.
By now it's pretty clear that the promise of the paperless office has yet to be realized. PDF files were, at conception, created to preserve the look of a print document without the printing. Email was supposed to replace printed memos. Websites provides all the information of a print product manual. While giving us paperless communication, the technologies that were supposed to wean us off ink or toner on paper only increased desktop and office printing. Many people still want, or need, printouts of documents.
Templates are one of the most useful free resources any creative professional can have on hand. They can save hours spent measuring items by hand, calling vendors for specifications, or searching Google for increasingly difficult to find information. Armed with a well made template for the project you need to produce, you can get right to designing — y’know, the good stuff.
The lengthy session list at the 2012 PEPCON print and ePublishing conference could be boiled down into one sentence: Attend this event or fall behind.
Seriously, just look at these session titles (which are only a sampling of the full list):
• InDesign to iPad and Android Apps
• Making Your Folio Come Alive: Embedding HTML and RSS
• XML for Print and Digital Publishing
• Stay on the Cutting Edge: Five Tools to Learn Now