Monthly Archives: April 2015

InDesign Magazine Issue 73: The Food Issue

We’re happy to announce that InDesign Magazine Issue 73 (May, 2015) is now available! Here’s what the issue includes: Pamela Pfiffner explores the world of designing and producing restaurant menus Chad Chelius reveals his recipe for efficiently producing distinctive cookbooks (includes a downloadable template!) Claudia McCue shows how to get started working with edible printing Diane Burns […]

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Alphabet of Typography

Recently I’ve been trying to up my typography game—mostly to impress my type-loving friends. Being late to this game I often feel overwhelmed, so lately I’ve been trying to learn in quick visual snippets. Knowing my love of infographics, one kind-hearted typophile recently sent me a link to Pop Chart Lab’s “Alphabet of Typography” poster, […]

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When InDesign’s Find/Change Gets Really Slow

I’ve been sitting here, editing a document that someone sent me, and wondering why every time I do a Find/Change it takes much longer than usual. Find/Change usually goes pretty fast, and I can make a change that replaces hundreds or even thousands of pieces of text in a few seconds. But in this document […]

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Review: Specctr 2.0

I earn my bread and butter, and the occasional Belgian ale, by turning designer-created prototypes into templates, and templates into detailed style guides that composition teams use to create lengthy and complicated textbooks for print. And then those print books are turned into digital publications that range from digital books to complex ePubs or apps. […]

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Tip of the Week: Copying and Pasting Guides

This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on April 23, 2015. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new InDesign Tip of the Week and Keyboard Shortcut of the Week, along with roundups of new articles at InDesignSecrets and CreativePro, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll all the […]

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