Tip of the Week: Controlling the Order of Scripts in the Scripts Panel

This InDesign tip on How to control the order of scripts in the Scripts panel was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on August 17, 2017. 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…

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How to Create a Quick Vintage Text Effect in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingWant to create a stunning text effect in next to no time? While Photoshop is great for creating advanced type effects, you can also create similar designs using the Effects panel in Adobe InDesign. Here we’ll put together a vintage type effect with letterpress-style detailing. The best news? This type effect only takes a…

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Using Paper Color to Help Distinguish Various Files

I’m currently working on a complex manual regarding a marine electrical system. This particular manual has many similarities to three other manuals I have done in the past, but it’s not exactly like any one of them. When I’m working on a project like this, I find it helpful to keep several of the previous documents open for…

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InDesign: Generating Shade Swatches (Color Stepped with Black) in InDesign

In this tutorial, a free lesson from the Pluralsight video course, Designing in Duotone in InDesign by Pariah Burke (http://abbrv.it/vidIDDuotone), you will learn how to generate shade swatches. Tint swatches create swatches of a color mixed with white. Shade… Keep reading InDesign: Generating Shade Swatches (Color Stepped with Black) in InDesign on Pariah Burke Publishing…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 17 August 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. How to Read an Entire Book in a Single Day Adobe InDesign Feedback Earning Your Spot in their Email In-Box – Drew’s… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 17 August 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Giving Text Background Colors with Paragraph Shading in InDesign CC

This free lesson, a snippet from the Pluralsight video course, InDesign CC Designing a Flyer by Pariah Burke (http://abbrv.it/vidIDFlyer), will teach you how to easily and instantly give text a background color in InDesign CC. You will create reversed text… Keep reading Giving Text Background Colors with Paragraph Shading in InDesign CC on Pariah Burke…

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100 Free InDesign Scripts

In excerpts from Why Fonts Matter by Sarah Hyndman, this article explains the psychological effects of fonts on the reader, for the purpose of helping you use type more effectively. The post 100 Free InDesign Scripts appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Tip of the Week: Converting Document Pages to Master Pages

This InDesign tip on How to Convert Document Pages to Master Pages was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on August 10, 2017. 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…

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How to Keep the CC Libraries Panel Closed

I love guacamole. I love making it and I love eating it. But as much as I love me some guac, I wouldn’t put it in my coffee. For everything, even awesome things that we love, there is a time and a place. That’s why despite the fact that I love CC libraries and use…

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Noun Project Offers Access to a Million Icons in InDesign

Do you regularly need to insert icons into your InDesign, Photoshop, or Illustrator files? If so, check out the add-ons available from the Noun Project. They give you access to over one million royalty-free icons (with a paid subscription). You can also access the icons for free with a Creative Commons license via the website…

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InDesign Template of the Month: Manual

Time for another free template for our Premium members! (Not a Premium member? Sign up here.) This time it’s a template for a manual. This Letter-sized template comes with master page designs for basic pages, pages with sidebars, and a table of contents. There are also detailed instructions on the pasteboard for setting up running heads,…

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Resize Objects with a Keyboard Shortcut

This InDesign tip on How to Resize Objects with a Keyboard Shortcut was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on August 3, 2017. 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…

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How to Create a Millennial Pink Stationery Set in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingHave you had the feeling recently that almost everything around you has turned pink? You wouldn’t be imagining things—‘Millennial Pink’ describes the pretty, sugary hue that designers and marketers are embracing wholeheartedly across fashion, technology, and graphic design at the moment. Pay tribute to the trend with this millennial pink stationery set. It’ll…

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