David Blatner

50 articles

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


Problem with Data Merge and Ghost Hyperlinks

Tip of the Week: Using the Ink Manager

This Month in InDesign Articles, February 2018

A History of InDesign Splash Screens

Make a Quick Grid from Objects On Your Page

Beta IDML-to-QuarkXPress Workflow

Third Party Solutions for Data Publishing

Exchange or Swap Two Images with this Free InDesign Script

When Applying a Paragraph Style Has No Effect

Typography Tips From the Pros

In the Spotlight: Pam Sparks

Find Spacing Problems by Displaying Spaces Instead of Text

How to Find Hanukkah in InDesign (no matter how it’s spelled)

Use Find/Change to Add Text to Many Table Cells

How to Split a Long Story Into Smaller Pieces (unthreading in the middle of a story)