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Adobe InDesign: Fonts Not Displaying Correctly

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe InDesign CS6 This question came in recently from one of our local InDesign User Group members: The attached screenshot is from a publisher’s catalog that I’m preparing. Note the light yellow highlight I placed over the problem area. The word should be “behind” and that’s what I see […]

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Adobe Illustrator: Having Fun with Charts

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Illustrator, InDesign and FrameMaker Yesterday, I had the opportunity to deliver an Adobe-hosted webinar on incorporating Illustrator into a FrameMaker workflow. Illustrator is included with TCS4, and Creative Suite and Creative Cloud, but most of my layout students have confessed that they don’t ever open it. Turns out, they […]

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Adobe InDesign: Numbering Chapters, Subheads, Tables & Figures

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe InDesign Updated Mar 2326 2021 InDesign has a robust set of numbering tools, but most users don’t do much more than set up basic numbered lists. Yesterday, in my Advanced Adobe InDesign class, a student asked how to number her chapters, subheads, tables and figures. It can be […]

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Adobe InDesign: Signaling the End of an Article

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe InDesign CS6 Multi-story publications like newsletters and magazines often have stories that jump across pages. In a multi-story publication with jumps, it is helpful to add an end sign to signal the end of the story to the reader. It’s a two-step process: first, select the appropriate symbol, […]

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Adobe InDesign: Need Fractions?

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe InDesign Updated: Nov 17, 2020. Works on InDesign CS4 and Later Typesetting fractions is no fun, or at least it didn’t used to be. The introduction of OpenType fonts and the Glyphs panel were a great help, allowing point and click access to additional commonly used options: But […]

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Adobe Photoshop: Image Appearing as a “Thumbnail” in InDesign

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe Photoshop CS6 This question was posed to me recently by one of our IDUG Denver user group members: I’m using ID-CS5 (Mac), working on a book about presidents and it includes a photo section. One of the photos opens in Photoshop CS3 and appears to be OK but […]

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Adobe InDesign: Why Can’t I Select Anything?

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign From a recent Rocky Mountain Training Introduction to Adobe InDesign CS6 student: I am experiencing issues with the Selection tool. The tool is not selecting any text or graphic box. Is there a setting that I might have changed? Any advice would be great! Looking at your file, […]

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Adobe InDesign: Opening a Document in an Older Version of InDesign

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign From a recent Rocky Mountain Training student: I am not able to open a document that I created in InDesign yesterday. When I took your [Introduction to Adobe InDesign CS6] class, I was using a free trial of the CS6, then after your class my company decided to […]

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Adobe InDesign: Left-Aligned Currency Symbols with Right-Aligned Numbers

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign From a recent Rocky Mountain Training InDesign student: Are you familiar with formatting columns of numbers in Excel?  You can line up currency numbers in a format called “accounting” that lines them up by decimal AND ALSO left aligns all of the dollar signs.   In InDesign tables, […]

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Adobe InDesign CS6: Moving CS5 Presets to CS6

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign I’m a big fan of InDesign presets, and use them quite a bit. Despite the fact that I’ve used every single of version of InDesign, I’m inevitably surprised when I start laying out a document in a new version and realize my favorite custom presets aren’t available. Here’s […]

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