Steve Caplin reviews a solution from moving InDesign layouts into Word, PowerPoint, and Keynote.
Word and PowerPoint are, like it or not, the world’s most-used applications for word processing and presentations. But their ubiquity doesn’t mean they’re the best tools for the job; both suffer from awkward layout tools that try too hard to second-guess you. It can be difficult in either program to create precise, attractive layouts without the interface taking over and preventing you from doing so.
InDesign, on the other hand, is the layout program that gives the user full control over every aspect of a document’s appearance, without trying to dictate your approach. It’s with this in mind that Recosoft has created ID2Office, a plug-in for InDesign that turns documents into usable, editable Word and PowerPoint files. The plug-in is useful for professional designers who need to turn a lot of complex InDesign files into other formats.. . . .
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