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Working with Long Documents in Adobe InDesign CS3: Books
Feb 21, 2009
If you break up your project into small documents, how can you ensure style consistency and proper page numbering among them? The answer is InDesign’s Book feature.
Exporting PDF in Adobe InDesign CS3
Feb 20, 2009
InDesign can export PDFs for just about any purpose, onscreen or on-press. It all depends on how you set up the export options. Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner show you how to do it.
Trapping in Adobe InDesign CS3
Feb 19, 2009
Learn everything you need to know about trapping, a method of overlapping abutting colored objects to compensate for the imperfect registration of printing presses.
Working with Master Spreads in Adobe InDesign CS3
Feb 18, 2009
Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner explain how to use Master spreads (also called master pages), which are the background on which you lay out your publication’s pages.
Text Variables in Adobe InDesign CS3
Feb 17, 2009
Text variables in InDesign provide a way for you to insert text that can change depending on various factors, such as times, dates, and page references. Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner discuss them here in this excerpt from their book.
Inline Frames and Anchored Objects in Adobe InDesign CS3
Feb 16, 2009
One typically embeds graphics in lines of text whenever the graphics have a defined relationship to the text.Learn how to work with inline frames and anchored objects in Adobe InDesign CS3 to achieve this result.
Adding Footnotes in Adobe InDesign CS3
Feb 15, 2009
While InDesign’s footnotes don’t do everything that one could possibly want in such a feature. they’re able to handle a broad range of footnote needs. Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner show you how to work with footnotes.
Getting Your Feet Wet with InDesign CS3 Templates
Feb 13, 2009
This chapter is designed to give you a complete overview of the template design process in Adobe InDesign CS3. If you’re not experienced in taking a template project from beginning to end, this is a great way to start.
Seven Principles of Great Template Design in InDesign
Feb 12, 2009
Use the seven principles covered in this chapter to guide the decisions you make throughout the template construction process. Gabriel Powell shows you how.
InDesign’s XML Features
Feb 9, 2009
Get a whirlwind tour of InDesign’s XML features, menus, panels, and commands. Having all this information in one place is handy for you any time you need to jog your memory concerning any of these items.
A Step-by-step Approach to Designing Templates in InDesign
Jan 30, 2009
This chapter walks you through each step in the template design process and forges a path toward the successful completion of any template in InDesign.
Creating an External Style Sheet in Dreamweaver CS4
Sep 23, 2008
External style sheets have many powerful advantages that make them ubiquitous in professional Web sites. In this excerpt, adapted from Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques (Peachpit Press, ISBN 0-321-56289-5), David Karlins shows the easiest way to generate style sheets in Dreamweaver.
Creating Tables in Dreamweaver CS4
Sep 23, 2008
This excerpt, adapted from Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Classroom in a Book (Peachpit Press, ISBN 0-321-57381-1), tells you why, when, and how to use tables in your site design.
Exploring the InDesign CS4 Workspace
Sep 23, 2008
The intuitive InDesign CS4 interface makes it easy to create compelling print and interactive pages. The Adobe Creative Team introduces you to working with the InDesign workspace and its various panels and tools.
Step-by-Step Guide to Designing InDesign Templates
Mar 14, 2008
Gabriel Powell walks through each step in the InDesign template design process, helping you to forge a path toward the successful completion of any template.
Nine Rules for Creating Good XML
Mar 7, 2008
HTML allows you to be a little lax, but XML is a sterner taskmaster. James J. Maivald and Cathy Palmer have come up with nine simple rules that will help you to create well-formed XML every time.
Real World Tips for Working with Text in InDesign CS3
Jan 4, 2008
Wise-cracking authors Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner take you through all of InDesign's typesetting tools, sharing real world techniques for getting your work done faster and more efficiently along the way.
InDesign vs. Photoshop Smackdown: Who Will Be the Winner?
Aug 31, 2007
Mike McHugh shows you how to use the new Effects panel in InDesign CS3 to take care of tasks formerly reserved for Photoshop. Let the InDesign vs. Photoshop smackdown begin!
InDesign's Top 10 Type Tools
Apr 20, 2007
For all its complexity and sophistication, Adobe InDesign CS2 is a remarkably simple and intuitive program to use. That said, unless you're working with it on a regular basis, some of its features may go unnoticed or misunderstood. Some of InDesign's most important typographic tools are buried away in submenus; some have arcane or intimidating-sounding names; others require little user interaction and are easy to overlook. Nigel French discusses his favorite type features in InDesign that you never knew you needed, but soon will not be able to live without.
How to Work with Frames in InDesign CS
Oct 20, 2006
In this self-paced lesson, you'll work on a two-page article for a magazine about origami paper folding. In the process, you'll learn how to use Adobe InDesign CS to resize and reshape text and graphic frames, crop graphics, scale an image contained in a graphics frame, wrap text around an object, and more.

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