Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 17 April 2019

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. The Client’s Guide to Publishing Infographics When it comes to infographics, the discussion usually revolves around......
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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 17 April 2019

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. The Client’s Guide to Publishing Infographics When it comes to infographics, the discussion usually revolves around......
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How to Make an InDesign Catalog Template

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an InDesign catalog template for showcasing products. This simple and stylish design could also be adapted as a lookbook for fashion retailers or a brochure template. Consisting of a front cover and three inside spreads, this versatile catalog template can be easily extended and adapted...
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InDesign How-to Video: How to Customize Placeholder Text

In this week’s InDesignSecrets video, Erica Gamet shows us how to customize InDesign’s default placeholder—or dummy—text. If InDesign’s random Latin text doesn’t work for your needs, change up that filler text using this week’s tip. Check out new tutorials every Tuesday on our InDesign Secrets YouTube channel, then join the discussion on our Facebook group!...
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A Beginners Guide to Creating Infographics

Looking for a more compelling and interesting way to present information? An infographic template is an exciting way to visually convey data or statistics to viewers.Infographics are perfect for integrating into reports and presentations, or as stand-alone designs for posters or social media.  In this article, we’ll look at how you can create your own...
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Placing Multipage Files into InDesign

This article appeared in Issue 120 of InDesign Magazine. Importing lots of pages doesn’t have to be an ordeal, with the help of these tips and scripts If you’re like me, much of your time using InDesign is spent working with content that you placed from other files: text, images, vector artwork, PDFs, and even other InDesign...
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Tip of the Week: Learn About Your Links at a Glance

This InDesign tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on April 11, 2019. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new tip, keyboard shortcut, and roundups of new articles, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll down to the bottom of this page, enter your email address, and click Go! We’ll...
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This Month in InDesign Articles, April 2019

Everyone has been wondering how the final season of Game of Thrones will end, but to my mind it’s obvious: John Snow gives up the sword, learns InDesign, ends up at The InDesign Conference, becomes a power user, and takes over the 7 kingdoms. After all, we all know that InDesign is mightier than the...
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GREP Bug Fix for CC 2019

There is a bug in InDesign CC 2019 (14.0.2), affecting GREP searches in long documents. Adobe has posted a fix that involves installing a plug-in. You can download the fix and read the details of installing it on Windows and macOS, here. The post GREP Bug Fix for CC 2019 appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 4 April 2019

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Be Happier, Backed by Science “Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas… Keep reading Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 4 April 2019 on Pariah Burke...
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How to Make a Book Template

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, we break down the basics you need to know when designing your next book template. Whether you are looking into self-publishing or designing a book template, you need to know the essentials of book design. There are many advantages to making your own InDesign book templates—it is financially rewarding, and...
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InDesign How-to Video: Working With Ruler Guides

In this week’s InDesignSecrets video, Anne-Marie Concepción shows us how to put ruler guides on an InDesign page. She also demos a couple tips on how to accurately place them, and quickly delete them when they’re no longer needed. Check out new tutorials every Tuesday on our InDesign Secrets YouTube channel, then join the discussion...
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Rotating Text With a Character Style

When it comes to text formatting options in Adobe programs, InDesign is the undisputed king. And it’s not even close. For paragraph styles, InDesign offers 20 panels worth of options, to Illustrator’s 10, and Photoshop’s measly 7. For character styles the panel scoreboard reads: InDesign 8, Illustrator 5, and Photoshop 3. Despite the disparity, there...
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How to Make an InDesign Presentation Template

What You'll Be CreatingReady to present your amazing business ideas? This InDesign presentation template will help you get what you need to launch your next project. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create an InDesign presentation template. You will learn how to create a multi-page document and organize it with multiple layers. Paragraph styles will...
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Tip of the Week: Export Images from Word Files

This InDesign tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on April 4, 2019. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new tip, keyboard shortcut, and roundups of new articles, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll down to the bottom of this page, enter your email address, and click Go! We’ll...
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38 Best InDesign Flyer Templates (for Business, Events, Parties, and More!)

Kick off your next event with a flyer template. Check out this new list of fantastic resources and inspiration below!38 Best InDesign Flyer Templates  Planning a birthday, party, or corporate event? Designers are now making it easier than ever for anyone to learn how to make a flyer. And you can create stylish, beautiful flyer...
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Resizing InDesign Layouts

This article appeared in Issue 120 of InDesign Magazine. Erica Gamet details the techniques to use when you need to change pages sizes after designing a layout. Whether you have a client who keeps changing their mind, or you have to repurpose content in different formats, you know that the resize struggle is real. The post Resizing InDesign...
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Creating Number Circles

Recently, a friend came to me with an interesting InDesign dilemma. She needed to create numbered lists where the numbering was shown in colored circles with white numbers. The numbering had to remain “live” (not converted to real text), and using a number circle font was not an option. She had tried anchoring the circles...
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