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


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)

This Month in Articles, November 2017

Free Script for Removing the Overlapping Stroke for Paragraph Borders

How to Split Up a Single Page Into a Multipage Spread

This Month in InDesign Articles, October 2017