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Month: February 2010

Adobe InDesign: Highlighting Text

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Updated Sep 7, 2016 One day, a prospective student called me to discuss the merits of an InDesign/InCopy workflow vs a FrameMaker/Acrobat Mark-up workflow. As a long-time trainer on all four products, he came to the right place…to be convinced to use FrameMaker and Acrobat, or so […]

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Adobe InDesign: Custom Underlines

By Barb Binder Underlines are one of things that can identify you as new to design and layout. Originally a proofreader’s mark for italics, underlines took on a life of their own during the typewriter years, when they were one of the only ways one could emphasize text. In professionally typeset documents, you are very […]

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Adobe InDesign: Creating New Stroke Styles

By Barb Binder Note: If you are new to the Stroke Panel, take a moment to review the basic concepts covered in Adobe InDesign: Stroke Primer before moving on to this tutorial. A very useful, yet little known, option in the Stroke panel is the ability to add your own custom styles to the Stroke […]

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Adobe InDesign: Stroke Primer

By Barb Binder NOTE: This post is meant to provide a brief overview of the Stroke panel. The information that follows provides the foundation for our posts on creating new stroke styles, customizing underlines, highlighting text, reverse heads and combining paragraph rules and underlines. You can apply strokes, or line settings, to paths, shapes, text […]

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Adobe InDesign: Working with Spaces

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Updated Nov 16, 2016 When most of us think of spaces, we think of hitting the spacebar, and moving on. Did you know that InDesign supports additional spaces? Ok, lots of them? Sometimes I have to suppress a giggle when I direct my Introduction to Adobe InDesign […]

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