Author Archives: Mike Rankin

InDesign Magazine Issue 108: Creating an Interactive Portfolio

Issue 108 of InDesign Magazine include articles on creating interactive portfolios, designing ebooks, interactive presentations, navigation menus for interactive documents and more. The post InDesign Magazine Issue 108: Creating an Interactive Portfolio appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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InDesign Template of the Month: PDF Presentation

Time for another free template for our Premium members! (Not a Premium member? Sign up here.) This month it’s a template for a PDF presentation. The template is in 16:9 format (1920 × 1080), and it comes with 9 slide designs, plus a clever trick for making bullet points appear one at at time, when the presenter wants to show…

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Tip of the Week: Turning Off Typekit

How to turn off Typekit font synching in the Adobe Creative Cloud app if you don’t want to use Typekit fonts in your InDesign files. The post Tip of the Week: Turning Off Typekit appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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InDesignSecrets YouTube Channel Launched!

InDesignSecrets has launched our very own YouTube channel, with an expanding set of how-to videos for InDesign users of all levels. The post InDesignSecrets YouTube Channel Launched! appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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A Workaround to Make Objects Bleed for Print Jobs With Object Styles

Recently, James Wamser pointed out a rather frustrating limitation with object styles: you can’t specify negative values for the X and Y Offsets in the Size and Position options in an object style. This means that you can’t use an object style to make objects bleed by the desired amount for print jobs. Well, you can, but the workaround is a lot less…

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InDesign Magazine Issue 107: Photoshop and InDesign

Issue 107 of InDesign Magazine features articles on using Photoshop and InDesign together, getting InDesign content into Photoshop, using PixelSquid 3D images, Data Merge templates, and scripts for working with images. The post InDesign Magazine Issue 107: Photoshop and InDesign appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Redesigning a Magazine

An interview with designer Pam Sparks reveals the process used to redesign InDesign magazine. The post Redesigning a Magazine appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Tip of the Week: Accessing Document History

How to access the embedded history log kept inside every InDesign file, which can be of great help when troubleshooting crashes and other document problems. The post Tip of the Week: Accessing Document History appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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