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Adobe InDesign: How to Round the Corners of a Table

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign You can’t round the corners of a table with a stroke around it in Adobe InDesign CC, so how can you achieve this look? One answer is to put the table into a graphic frame, and round the corners of the frame. Need a few more details? Here […]

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Adobe InDesign: Add the Last Page Number to the Running Head

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe InDesign CC Today one of my Advanced InDesign students asked how to add the last page number of his document to his running head. Instead of just using 1, 2, 3 for the page numbers, he wanted 1 of 10, 2 of 10, 3 of 10, etc. […]

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Adobe InDesign: How to Add a Black Overlay to an Image

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe InDesign CC One my of Introduction to Adobe InDesign students asked me how she could add an overlay to her images to help text placed on top pop. Her brand guide specified two different techniques: an overall darkening, and a gradient that fades to transparency. Here you […]

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Adobe InDesign: What is a Last Line Right Indent?

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign This question came up in class the other day. Most of my students understand when and why to define left, right and first line indents—but what in the world is a “last line right indent” and when might you use it? I think of the last line […]

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Adobe InDesign: How to Create a Custom Workspace

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Workspaces are an important part of an InDesign workflow. Workspaces are a great way to get organized, and can help streamline your workflow. Start by trying out all of the existing workspaces found under Window > Workspace. Look at both the types of panels shown, but also […]

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Adobe InDesign: I Can’t Edit an Adobe Stock CV Template!

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Adobe recently began offering free InDesign templates on http://stock.adobe.com. The idea behind templates is great—someone with InDesign experience and an eye for design creates a template so that a new user can simply open the template, edit the content, save and print. Except in my experience, it […]

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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 Updated: Dec 12, 2016 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 after the InDesign CC 2015.4 update […]

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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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