InDesignSecrets Podcast 187
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Special episode with Anne-Marie and co-host James Fritz!
- News: Upcoming speaking gigs at Macworld, PEPCON, and Adobe MAX
- Solving Paragraph Composer Annoyances
- Fritz’s UberCool Moo.com Business Card Project with InDesign
- Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Protractor
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> David’s speaking at Macworld where he’ll be talking about his new book, Spectrums: Our Mind-Boggling Universe from Infinitesimal to Infinity
> Anne-Marie is presenting a workshop at O’Reilly’s TOCCON, Feb 12–14 in NYC, titled, “Beautiful Typography in EPUBs”
> Fritz, David, and Anne-Marie will be presenting seminars and labs at Adobe MAX, May 4–8, 2013 (right after PEPCON!)
> Let’s give our conference its own line: Come to PEPCON! Our annual Print + ePublishing Conference, this year April 28–May 1 in Austin, Texas
> Here’s Fritz’s author page on this blog and at lynda.com
> Bats under the Congress Street Bridge in Austin
> Willie Nelson’s 80th birthday bash!
> Fritz was probably thinking of TypeFitterPro from Teacup Software
> Great posts about the Paragraph Composer are here, here, and here
> Harb’s Freeze Composition script
> Adobe’s Muse Site of the Day
> Moo.com! The online business card provider that Fritz did that cool project for
> Mike Rankin’s awesome InDesignFX ebook (comes with editable sample files!) and lynda.com videos
> More on the protractor
See for yourself!