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Adobe Photoshop CS4: Cropping Tips

By Barb Binder It seems like most Photoshop users, even when they don’t know how to do anything else with the software, know how crop photos. It’s pretty easy: when you want to remove pixels from along the edge of a photo, you grab the Crop tool from the Toolbox, draw a crop box, tug […]

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Adobe Photoshop CS4: Fixing Blemishes

By Barb Binder Graffiti. I expect to find it in the big cities, and even occasionally in small towns. But here we are outside the very small town of Moab, Utah and it’s everywhere. Even in the National Parks. Okay, so most of the “graffiti” we found was rock art by the Anasazi and the […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Pasting Text from Microsoft Word

By Barb Binder This is one of my all-time favorite tips because it’s something I have to deal with on a regular basis. (Note: this has changed in FrameMaker 10. To learn about pasting text from a Word doc into FrameMaker 10, please read Adobe FrameMaker 10: New and Improved Cut & Paste from Word.) […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Refining the Type Size List

By Barb Binder Do you have some favorite FrameMaker type sizes that you use all the time? Are they listed in the picture below? The sizes listed in the picture above are the default type sizes listed in FrameMaker’s Paragraph and Character Designers. If your favorite choices are listed, great! If not, you have to […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Custom Dashes

By Barb Binder I don’t need dashed lines very often in FrameMaker, but when I do, sometimes I need something different than the standard fare found in the Dashed Line Options dialog box (you can display this dialog box by clicking the set Dashed Line Pattern button on the Drawing Toolbar). If you’d like to […]

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FrameMaker vs InDesign

By Barb Binder You’ve been producing publications in Word for years, but are finding that your files are just getting too complicated and difficult to handle. You are ready to make the move to a professional page layout program and turn to Adobe Systems, the world leader in publications software. Adobe offers two programs specifically […]

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