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Adobe InDesign: Creating New Stroke Styles

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Updated:  May 24, 2020 Note: If you are new to the Stroke Panel, take a moment to review the basic concepts covered in Adobe InDesign: Stroke Primer before moving on to this tutorial. A very useful, yet little known, option in the Stroke panel is the ability […]

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Adobe InDesign: Stroke Primer

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Updated:  May 24, 2020 NOTE: This post is meant to provide a brief overview of the Stroke panel. The information that follows provides the foundation for our posts on creating new stroke styles, customizing underlines, highlighting text, reverse heads and combining paragraph rules and underlines. You can […]

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Adobe InDesign: Working with Spaces

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Updated Nov 16, 2016 When most of us think of spaces, we think of hitting the spacebar, and moving on. Did you know that InDesign supports additional spaces? Ok, lots of them? Sometimes I have to suppress a giggle when I direct my Introduction to Adobe InDesign […]

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Adobe InDesign: Assigning Old Style Figures through GREP Styles

By Barb Binder GREP (General Regular Expression Print) made its first appearance in Adobe InDesign CS3 as a major upgrade to the Find/Change dialog box. By using GREP searches, we could search for patterns instead of literal text/numeric strings. Document clean-up took a giant step forward with this addition. (For more information on GREP Find/Change, […]

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Basic Typography Terms

By Barb Binder Many of my InDesign and FrameMaker students come to class with strong computer skills, but lack basic knowledge about setting type. I frequently direct them either to a bookstore (recommending The Non-Designer’s Type Book and The Non-Designer’s Design Book, both from Robin Williams) or to a local college for classes on typography […]

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Adobe InDesign: Removing Unwanted Spaces, Fast!

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Updated April 22, 2016 Too many extra spaces in your InDesign documents? No problem. You can quickly and (painlessly) remove extra spaces by running one or more Find/Change queries. The three I am going to show you are using GREP, which uses patterns instead of actual character strings to […]

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Adobe InDesign: Header Rows

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Updated: Dec 11, 1016 When you create a long table, the table may span more than one column, frame, or page. You can use header rows to repeat the information at the top or bottom of each divided portion of the table. You can create Header Rows […]

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Adobe InDesign: Aligning Punctuation in Numbered Lists

By Barb Binder Updated July 7, 2020 When I teach numbered lists to InDesign users, about many of them ask me how to line up the punctuation on a numbered list. (Punctuation can be real or assumed.) The picture on the left shows the default alignment (note that the numbers line up on the left […]

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Adobe InDesign: GREP to Replace Hyphens with En Dashes

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign Updated on Sep 30, 2016 What in the world is General Regular Expression Print (GREP)? Wikipedia defines it as “… a command line utility that was originally written for use with the Unix operating system. Given a list of files or standard input to read, GREP searches […]

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FrameMaker vs InDesign

By Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on InDesign and FrameMaker Updated: Sep 22, 2020 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, […]

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