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Month: June 2010

Adobe FrameMaker: Gravity

by Barb Binder Gravity is one of the least understood commands in the Graphics menu. This is partially because none of us do a lot of drawing in Frame, but also because it doesn’t work as expected. It sits above the more commonly-used Snap command-which allows you to snap objects to grid settings defined in View > […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Using Text Insets

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated: May 31. 2018 Text Insets are great when you need to publish the same copy in several locations. Perhaps it is your mission statement, or a description of your company. Rather than rely on a Copy & Paste technique, which necessitates editing multiple documents when the need […]

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Adobe FrameMaker 9: That Flippin’ Toolbox

by Barb Binder Most of us don’t do a lot of drawing in FrameMaker these days, but sometimes we just need to add a quick line or rectangular element to the page. The toolbox gives you access to these drawing tools, along with various formatting commands. To access the toolbox, just choose Graphics > Tools. It will […]

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Adobe InDesign: Baseline Alignment Across Columns

by Barb Binder If want to align baselines across columns, it’s a fairly easy task in InDesign CS5 and earlier. Go ahead and place your multi-column story and set up the formatting for your body text, heads, lists, etc. Once you’ve made your various design decisions, it’s just a hop, skip and oh, a couple of […]

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Adobe Acrobat 9: Think Reader Can’t Do That? Presto! Now it Can!

by David R. Mankin If Acrobat was free, everyone would own it. Acrobat is a very sophisticated application allowing you to work with, create, enhance and edit those amazing PDF files. Sadly, Acrobat isn’t free and not everyone owns it. People who do not have Acrobat still need to work with PDF files, which is where […]

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