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Adobe Photoshop: Easter Eggs

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Photoshop Life’s short, so it should be fun. That’s my motto, anyway. And I guess the software engineers at Adobe feel the same way. Here are a couple of silly little easter eggs to play with: In Preferences > Interface, don’t just click on a color theme, Cmd+Opt+Shift (Win: Ctrl+Alt+Shift) […]

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Adobe Creative Cloud: It’s Not Working After the Upgrade

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator If I have learned one thing as an Adobe Community Professional helping out on the forums, it would be this—don’t rush to upgrade. Sure, things might be better after an upgrade or they might go downhill fast. Here’s my advice: when you get an […]

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Adobe InDesign: Where are the Frame Fitting Buttons?

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign This question is coming up over and over again. Turns out a lot of people rely on the Frame Fitting buttons to control the size and position of their images, and in some cases, they have gone missing in the InDesign CC 2015.4 update. What happened? Take […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Numbered Headings, Continued

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Today in class, a question came up on numbering headings and paragraphs. I directed my students to this earlier post, which explains how to number chapters and headings. It was good start, but they also wanted to number tables and figures, which I had totally overlooked. Take a […]

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Adobe InDesign: Starting Section Numbers at Zero

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign As mentioned in a previous post—Adobe InDesign: Include Paragraph Numbers in a Table of Contents—numbering chapters and paragraphs in InDesign takes a little effort. You have to work through the logic and then set up the paragraph styles. For more information on this part of the process, […]

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Adobe InDesign: Include Paragraph Numbers in a Table of Contents

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Numbering chapters and paragraphs in InDesign takes a little effort. You have to work through the logic and then set up the paragraph styles. For more information on this part of the process, see Adobe InDesign: Numbering Chapters, Subheads, Tables & Figures. The good news is that […]

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Adobe Illustrator: Gray Triangle by Fill & Stroke

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe Illustrator I received an email last week from one of our past Introduction to Adobe Illustrator students: I have a question about one of my paths: it clearly has a stroke around it, but when I select it, Illustrator shows the icon for none. Can you figure out why this is […]

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Adobe InDesign: Automatically Restart Numbered Lists

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign I saw a question on the InDesign forum recently on restarting numbered lists. The most common technique to get a second or subsequent list to start over at 1 is to either: Right click > Restart Numbering over the first entry of each and every list, or Set […]

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Adobe Illustrator: Understanding the New Live Shape Controls

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Illustrator The new live shape behaviors are cool (say some) and awful (say others). You can turn them off of the ellipses and polygons, and if that’s why you are here, skip down the to last line of this post. But first, let’s see how they work. Rectangles/Rounded […]

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Adobe InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop: Backwards Compatibility

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator One of Adobe’s intentions with moving all of us to the Creative Cloud (CC)—and no longer supporting the Creative Suite (CS) applications—is to get everyone on the same version. It’s a noble idea, and I hope that someday it works, but in the meantime, some […]

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