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Adobe InDesign: Index all occurrences of a proper name

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor for Creative Cloud Design & Layout Solutions InDesign has a handy shortcut you can use to index proper names. Let’s say you want to add the name John Doe to the index, but you would like it indexed in the D section, and appear as Doe, John. For proper […]

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Adobe InDesign: Restoring the Aspect Ratio of an Image

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor for Creative Cloud Design & Layout Solutions In a perfect world, we always hold the Shift key when resizing images to maintain the aspect ratio. However, as fallible humans, sometimes we forget. Luckily for us, it’s very easy restore the aspect ratio on an image. When a frame is […]

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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: 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: Bullet lists

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Illustrator This came in from a recent Adobe Illustrator student: Hey, Barb. I’m laying out a 2-page flyer in Illustrator and I can’t find bullets. Can’t I set up a bulleted list in Illustrator? As of Illustrator CC 2015, there is no bullets feature (like we have in InDesign), […]

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Adobe InDesign: Replacing Text with Icons, Really Fast!

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign updated Jul 6, 2017 A little known addition to Adobe InDesign CS4 was the ability to replace an object by pasting the contents of the clipboard. This can be useful in a variety of ways, but it’s is the single easiest way to replace a text string with an […]

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