David Blatner

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David Blatner is the co-founder of the Creative Publishing Network, InDesign Magazine, and the author or co-author of 15 books, including Real World InDesign. His InDesign videos at are among the most watched InDesign training in the world. You can find more about David at


Automatically Crop Out the Edges of Your Image

Tip of the Week: Reveal Silhouetted Images with the Document Grid

How to Skip Page Numbering for Pages That Shouldn’t be Numbered

Tip of the Week: Breaking Lines at Em Spaces and En Spaces With Discretionary Line Breaks

Don’t Apply Baseline Shift to Move a Paragraph Up or Down

This Month in InDesign Articles, October 2016

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Locking an InDesign Book File

Setting Table Subhead Rows to a Cell Style with a Free Script

Put Bullets Before and After a Heading in InDesign

This Month in InDesign Articles, August 2016

Why is my InDesign text highlighted in blue?

Automatically Add Space Around Em Dashes and En Dashes

When a Hyphenated Word Won’t Break at the End of a Line

This Month in InDesign Articles, July 2016