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  • InDesign Magazine issue 104: Accessibility

    Issue 104: Accessibility

    • Accessible EPUB
    • Adobe Spark Post
    • InReview: Cacidi Charts CC
    • Yearbook production with Jostens Monarch
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 103

    Issue 103: Dimension CC

    • Adobe Dimension CC
    • InDesign CC 2018
    • InReview: Output Factory 2
    • InQuestion
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 102: User Dictionaries

    • User Dictionaries
    • InDesign 102
    • InStep: Pinback Button Effects
    • InFocus
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 101

    Issue 101: InDesign 101

    • InDesign 101
    • InStep: Highlighting Table Cells
    • InType: Hometown Alphabet
    • InDesigner: RAND Review
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 100: 100 Tips, 100 Scripts

    • 100 Tips
    • 100 Free Scripts
    • InReview: PageProof
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 99: Automated Publishing

    • Automated publishing
    • Bullets
    • InQuestion
    • InFocus
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 98

    Issue 98: Animation

    • Animations
    • Stroke Styles
    • Scripting Tips
    • CreativePro Week 2017 Wrap-up
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 97

    Issue 97: Find/Change

    • Mastering Find/Change
    • InStep: InDesign CC 2017.1
    • Creating Image Vignettes
    • Bonus Features of Styles
    • InReview: Footwork
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 96

    Issue 96: Type FX

    • Type FX
    • InStep: Borrowed Design Elements
    • InQuestion
    • InFocus
    • InReview: MindSuite Pro
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 95: Footnotes

    Issue 95: Footnotes

    • All About Footnotes
    • InDesigner: Roger Black
    • A Pasteboard Primer
    • InReview: GreenLight
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine 94: Special Characters

    Issue 94: Special Characters

    • Special Characters
    • How InDesign Understands Fonts
    • Stylistic Sets
    • InStep: Creating Figure Legends
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 93: Editorial Tools

    • Editorial Tools
    • 10 Terrific Image Tips
    • InQuestion
    • InFocus
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 92: InDesign in the Middle East

    Issue 92: InDesign in the Middle East

    • InDesign in the Middle East
    • ME fonts
    • InDesign Conference Wrap-up
    • Making a Mini-book
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine Issue 91: InDesign Magic

    Issue 91: InDesign Magic

    • InDesign Magic
    • InDesign CC 2017
    • Roald Dahl Dictionary
    • InReview: iziExport
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine Issue 90: InDesign Nightmares

    Issue 90: InDesign Nightmares

    • InDesign Nightmares
    • Dark Fonts
    • Spiderweb FX
    • InReview: ID Util
    • InFocus
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine Issue 89

    Issue 89: Teaching InDesign

    • Teaching InDesign
    • All About the Adobe ACA Exams
    • InQuestion
    • Working With Numbered Lists
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 88: The InDesign Script-o-pedia

    Issue 88: The InDesign Script-o-pedia

    • InDesign Script-o-pedia
    • Excel to XML workflow
    • InDesign scripters interviewed
    • Laura Brady InDesigner
    • GREP of the Month: Negation
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine Issue 87 cover

    Issue 87: Font Management

    • Font Management
    • Why Fonts Matter
    • Top 10 Type Tips
    • InFocus
    • What’s New With InDesign CC 2015
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 86 cover

    Issue 86: Photography and Design

    • Photography Books
    • Visual Storytelling
    • Mixing Type and Images
    • InFocus
    • GREP of the Month
    • Best of the Blogs
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  • Issue 85: Color Management

    • Color Management
    • Building Pie Charts
    • Reviewing monitor calibration
    • Multilingual publishing
    • InDesigner: Patagonia in Japan
    • Best of the Blogs
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  • Issue 84: The White Space Issue

    • Designing with White Space
    • Cleaning Up White Space Problems in Word Files
    • 50 Shades of White
    • Working with Reversed Text
    • Templates of Delight
    • What’s New with InDesign CC 2015.3
    • GREP of the Month
    • Best of the Blogs
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  • Issue 83: CC Libraries

    • CC Libraries
    • Overprinting Options
    • Animated Effects
    • Supercharge Your Workflow
    • GREP of the Month
    • Best of the Blogs
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  • Issue 82: New Rules for Printing

    • New Rules for Printing
    • Introduction to Scripting InDesign
    • Using Adobe Stock
    • InType: Type That Touches
    • Style Utilities Review
    • GREP of the Month
    • Best of the Blogs
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  • InDesign Magazine Issue 81

    Issue 81: Publish Online

    • Publish Online
    • 5 African InDesigners
    • Paths Tricks
    • QuickResize Review
    • GREP of the Month
    • Best of the Blogs
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  • Issue 80: Template Tips

    • Template Tips
    • 5 Holiday Gift Guide
    • Optimizing Images for the Web
    • Calendar Magic!
    • What’s New with InDesign CC 2015.2
    • InDesign Conference Recap
    • GREP of the Month
    • Best of the Blogs
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  • Issue 79: Tablet App Solutions

    • Tablet App Solutions
    • 5 Amazing Animations
    • Working With Cross-References
    • InType: Monospaced Fonts
    • InFocus
    • GREP of the Month
    • Best of the Blogs
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  • Issue 78: Tables and Charts

    • Taking Tables Up a Notch
    • Table Makeover
    • CC Charts
    • InType: Tiny Type
    • InReview: FF Chartwell
    • GREP of the Month
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 77: Fresh Tips

    •  Fresh Tips
    • InStep: Adobe Comp
    • Must-have Add-ons
    • Custom Keyboard Shortcuts Guides
    • InDesigner: Publish Online
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 76: Publish Anywhere with InDesign to HTML5

    •  Publish Anywhere with InDesign to HTML5
    • InStep: Creating Custom Audio and Video Controllers
    • InQuestion
    • InType: Hidden Gems of Adobe Typekit
    • InFocus
    • GREP of the Month: Reveal Codes
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 75: The Ultimate Guide to Kerning

    • The Ultimate Guide to Kerning
    • What’s New With InDesign CC 2015
    • Timeless Features
    • PePcon recap
    • InStep: Making a Houndstooth Pattern
    • InDesigner: Marquand Books
    • GREP of the Month: Case Sensitivity
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 74: Flipbooks

    • Creating Flipbooks
    • Using Alternate Layout
    • InFocus
    • InQuestion
    • InReview: MathTools V2
    • GREP of the Month: Limiting Matches
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 73: The Food Issue

    • The Art of the Menu
    • Creating a Cookbook
    • Edible Printing
    • InDesigner: Da Capo Press
    • InType: Sans-serif Fonts
    • GREP of the Month: Keep Out
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 72: InDesign to Kindle

    • From InDesign to Kindle
    • InFocus: All the Best Stuff for InDesign Users
    • InPerson Interview: Saurabh Mahajan
    • InDesign 101: Character Styles
    • InType: Top Ten Terrible Type Transgressions
    • GREP of the Month: Controlling GREP Greediness
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue 71: Fine Art

    • Digital Fine Art Publishing
    • The Art of Making Fine Art Print Books
    • What’s New in InDesign CC 2014.2
    • InQuestion
    • GREP of the Month: Repeat Zero or One Time
    • InDesigner: Miko McGinty Design Studio
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  • Issue 70: Inspired Designs

    • Inspired Designs
    • Adobe Muse How To
    • Use RGB Images in InDesign
    • InDesign 101: Placing Images
    • GREP of the Month: Email Addresses
    • InReview: Blurb Book Creator
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  • Issue 69, January 2015

    Issue 69: Wireframing and Prototyping

    • Wireframing and Prototyping in InDesign
    • InStep: Creating Timelines with Tables
    • How to Prepare and Preflight Ads
    • InType: Script Typefaces
    • GREP of the Month: Find Duplicate List Entries
    • InBrief: New & Improved Products
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  • InDesign Magazine Issue 68

    Issue 68: Workflow

    • Workflow Solutions for InDesign Users
    • InCopy to the Rescue!
    • PDF Markup Demystified
    • InReview: Specctr Pro
    • The InDesign Conference
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  • Issue 67: Fixed-Layout EPUB

    • Building a Better Book: Fixed-Layout EPUB Improvements in InDesign CC 2014
    • Fixing OpenType Fraction Formatting in Fixed-Layout EPUBs
    • Previewing Separations and Flattening
    • GREP of the Month: Locations
    • InDesigner: Window Seat: The Art of Digital Photography and Creative Thinking
    • InBrief: New & Improved Products
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 66: Workarounds

    Issue 66: Workarounds

    • Yes We Can: 20 awesome workarounds
    • Five Ways to Box a Paragraph
    • Troubleshooting Guide
    • GREP of the Month: Superscripting Suffixes
    • InDesigner: MAKE: Magazine
    • InReview: DTP Tools
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 65: Long Documents

    Issue 65: Long Documents

    • Ten Essential Techniques for Working With Long Documents
    • Super-Long Document Techniques
    • Book Cover Design and Production
    • GREP of the Month: Or
    • KPS Indexing Plugins
    • InReview: WordsFlow Pro 2.0
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 64: The Music Issue

    Issue 64: The Music Issue

    • Classic Concert Posters Reimagined
    • Publishing With Sound
    • Fonts for Creating Musical Layouts
    • GREP of the Month: Horizontal and Vertical Spaces
    • InDesigner: Hal Leonard
    • InDesigner: Rolling Stone Magazine
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  • InDesign Magazine Issue 63

    Issue 63: The Best Things in Life Are Free

    • Free Stuff!
    • InDesign CC 2014 Release: New Features for Everyone
    • Ten Years of InDesign Magazine
    • InType: What Good Are Free Fonts?
    • InDesigner: Newcity Magazine
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  • InDesign Magazine Issue 62: A Fresh Start

    Issue 62: A Fresh Start

    • Top 10 Things You Must Do Immediately After Installing InDesign
    • InDesign 101: Word Import Options
    • InType: Small Caps
    • InStep: Duct Tape FX
    • InReview: MadeToTag
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine 61: May 2014

    Issue 61: DPS Tips

    • 52 Fabulous DPS Tips
    • Placing HTML into a DPS Folio
    • InStep: Custom Preflight Profiles
    • InPerson Interview: Paul Betlem and Mitch Green
    • InDesigner: DPS Goes to College
    • Best of the Blog
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  • InDesign Magazine issue 60: The Color Issue

    Issue 60: The Color Issue

    • 20 Essential Color Production Tips
    • 10 Color Tips From Graphic Designers
    • Color Me Beautiful With Adobe Kuler
    • InType: Choosing Type for Digital Documents
    • InQuestion
    • InBrief
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  • InDesign Magazine 59

    Issue 59: Get a Grip on GREP

    • Get a Grip on GREP
    • 5 Cool Things You Can Do with GREP Styles
    • Favorite GREP Expressions You Can Use
    • InDesign 101: Flowing Text
    • InStep: PDF Presentations
    • InReview: TimeTracker
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  • Issue 58: What’s New

    • What’s new in InDesign CC 9.2
    • Our 26 Favorite Tips
    • Making a Full Page Fit a Half Page
    • Best of the Blog
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  • Issue #57: Photography

    • Designing Photo Albums in InDesign
    • InDesign Templates for Photographers
    • Importing Many Imags Quickly
    • Interview with Douglas Waterfall
    • File Formats: Which to Use?
    • Bedlam Typography
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  • Issue 56: The Type Issue

    Issue 56: The Type Issue

    • 25 Type Tips and Tricks
    • Bullets on the Right Side
    • Create Outlines the Right Way
    • Fixed-Layout EPUB Solutions
    • …and more!
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  • Issue 55: HTML to InDesign

    • Going from HTML to InDesign
    • The Case for QR Codes
    • How to Make Great-looking Lists
    • IndyFont Reviewed
    • …and more!
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  • Issue 54

    • The Story Editor
    • What’s new in InDesign CC
    • InDesign’s 10 most ridiculous features
    • Ajar Productions’ in5
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  • Issue 53: Exporting HTML

    • InDesign to HTML workflows
    • Filling Out Preprinted Forms
    • Filling Live Text with Images
    • Tracking Changes
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  • Issue 52: Data Merge

    • Got Data? Merge It!
    • Guide to ACE Exam
    • DPS Slideshow Techniques
    • Edge Animate
    • “Bad” fonts
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  • Issue 51: Is Print Dead?

    • Is Print Dead?
    • Holiday Gift Guide for InDesigners
    • DPS and Edge Animate
    • Breaking the (typographic) Rules
    • World Tools Publishing
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  • Issue 50: Classic Tips

    • 50 Classic Tips
    • Collaging and Compositing
    • GREP for Line Breaks
    • Review: ePubCrawler
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  • Issue 49: Creating PDF Forms

    • Creating PDF Forms
    • Editing EPUB with Dreamweaver
    • Twenty Free Scripts
    • National Geographic Learning
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  • Issue 48: Essential Knowledge

    • 100 Things Every InDesign User Should Know
    • What’s New With EPUB in InDesign CS6?
    • Getting Started with Adobe DPS
    • Paragraph Rules
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  • Issue 47

    • Everything You Need to Know About InDesign CS6
    • Liquid Layout
    • Q+A with Chris Kitchener
    • Nested Styling
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  • Issue 46: Designing Posters

    • Designing Posters
    • Create Accessible Section-508 Compliant PDFs
    • Build Patterns and Textures
    • Print vs. iPad Showdown
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  • Issue 45: iPad Publication Design

    • Expert Tips for iPad Publication Design
    • Creating ePubs from InDesign
    • StoreSigns.com
    • InReview: LinkOptimizer
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  • Issue 44: Folding

    • Creative Folding for Every Budget
    • Lights, Camera, Action!
    • InDesign’s Spot Color Lies
    • InReview: ID2Office
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  • Issue 43: Spot Colors

    • Get Creative with Spot Colors
    • Six Ways to Convert InDesign Files to the iPad
    • Design Web-Ready Animations in InDesign
    • Tomaxxi Scripts
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  • Issue 42: Book Design

    • Book Design Basics
    • InDesign’s Hidden Files
    • Designing with Data
    • Lost in London
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  • Issue 41: Glyphs and Characters

    • Halfway to Six: Welcome to InDesign CS5.5
    • The Sweet Sound of Punctuation
    • InDesign-Only Type Effects
    • Preflight in InDesign and Acrobat
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  • Issue 40: So Long, Powerpoint

    • So Long, PowerPoint!
    • Get in the Fast Lane with Object Styles
    • Renew Your Love of Typesetting with Nested Styles
    • Grids Are Good
    read
  • Issue 39

    • Drop 20 Pounds with InDesign
    • Get Your Composition Cookin’!
    • Master the Ken Burns Effect
    • Reflow Text the Smart Way
    read
  • Issue 38: Interactive InDesign

    • Interactive InDesign
    • From InDesign to iPad
    • Show Some Typographic Kindness
    • InReview: MathMagic
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  • Issue 37

    • Six Paths to Gridded Bliss
    • Solving a CMYK Mystery
    • Adapt Plain Text for EPUB
    • Moving from QuarkXPress
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  • Issue 36

    • Tame InDesign’s Panels
    • Create Multiple Page Sizes in CS5
    • Create a Carved-Wood Effect
    • InReview: eDocker
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  • Issue 35

    • You’re Going to Love InDesign CS5
    • InDesign CS5’s Magical Span and Split
    • Designing Projects on a Classical Grid
    • Working with Microsoft Word
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  • Issue 34

    • Pick the Sweetest Colors
    • Design Postcards to Connect
    • Add Inline Graphics Automatically
    • Working with Distant Clients
    read
  • Issue 33

    • Pump Up Interactivity in Acrobat
    • Add Sizzle to PDF Presentations
    • Customize Portfolios Quickly & Easily
    • InReview: Default Folder
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  • Issue 32

    • InDesign Turns 10
    • The eBook Revolution Is Here!
    • IDML: InFinite Possibilities
    • Going to Press Efficiently
    read
  • Issue 31

    • Make Them Say “WOW!”
    • We Love InDesign Freebies
    • InDesign Does Windows
    • Remote Collaboration
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  • Issue 30

    • Better Business Card Design
    • Easy TOC Formatting
    • Fast, Error-Free Advertiser Indexes
    • Send Your Paragraphs to GREP School
    read
  • Issue 29

    • Will It Print?
    • Draw Lines and Shapes in InDesign
    • Create an Accessible PDF from InDesign
    • Publication Flatplans
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  • Issue 28

    • ID to XFL to FLA to SWF
    • Unconditional Love for Conditional Text
    • Page Number Party Treats
    • InReview: Three Mac Font Managers
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  • Issue 27

    • How to Cure Typochondria
    • Make a Splash with Drop Caps
    • Three Good Rules for Great Design
    • Automatic Paragraph Styles As You Write
    read
  • Issue 26

    • Insider’s Guide to InDesign CS4
    • The Secret Script
    • Preflight the CS4 Way
    • Save Layout Time with Editorial Templates
    read
  • Issue 25

    • Color Me Simple
    • Conquer Vertical Side Heads
    • Type Tips for Everyone
    • There’s No Home Like Place
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  • Issue 24

    • Guide the Eye with Visual Hierarchy
    • Remember Page Position with Object Styles
    • Master Pages, Side 2
    • InReview: Badia BigPicture
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  • Issue 23

    • The What, Why, and How of XML
    • Lining Up and Spacing Out
    • InReview: DTP Tools’ Page Control 2.0
    • Master Pages
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  • Issue 22

    • Type on Display
    • Transparency—No Longer the Forbidden Fruit
    • What Is JDF?
    • Sorting Text and Tables
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  • Issue 21

    • Somewhere Over the CMYK Rainbow
    • Build PDF Tool Tips Inside InDesign
    • Make InDesign CS2 Speak CS3
    • Build a Calendar in InDesign
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  • Issue 20

    • Folding: Begin with Finishing
    • Harry Potter Switches to InDesign
    • Text Wraps Can Be a Treat
    • Real World InDesign CS3
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  • Issue 19

    • Mind Your Table Manners
    • Adobe’s Stealth Release
    • Your Secret Decoder Badge
    • InReview: InPreflight and ChartBot
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  • Issue 18

    • Guest Designer: Howard Chambers
    • “Form” Is not a Dirty Word
    • Creating Contact Sheets in Bridge
    • Applying Color to Text and Objects
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  • Issue 17

    • Spring Forward Into CS3
    • Fine-tuning the Machine
    • Get Your Photoshop On
    • How to Grok GREP
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  • Issue 16

    • Mind the Gaps
    • Automatic InDesign
    • Make an Image Sandwich
    • Interactive Buttons
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  • Issue 15

    • A hatful of tips & tricks
    • Automate Tables of Content
    • InReview: Gluon ProScale ID 7.0 and LinkOptimizer 2.0
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  • Issue 14

    • Designing with Grids
    • Gradients
    • InDesign Libraries
    • Scaling Solutions
    read
  • Issue 13

    • Top 10 Bridge Tips
    • The Mighty INX
    • World Languages Part 3
    • XML Part 2
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  • Issue 12

    • Import XML into InDesign
    • Movies in InDesign?
    • Asian Languages
    • Master Tabs and Tables
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  • Issue 11

    • Set Better Type
    • World Languages
    • Automate This!
    • Find Your Center
    read
  • Issue 10

    • Featura Obscura
    • Beam Me Up
    • InReview: Better Type Fitting
    • Twist and Turn Type
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  • Issue 9

    • Get Editors Off Your Back
    • Turn the Tables
    • Set Type Well
    • Fade an Item’s Edge
    read
  • Issue 8

    • Using Sans Serif Typefaces
    • Make a Magnifying Text Frame
    • Drop Anchor: Anchored Objects
    • Easy Scripts You Already Own
    read
  • Issue 7

    • Picture This
    • Thomas Phinney
    • InReview: Imposition Helpers
    • Tips of the Trade
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  • Issue 6

    • Get Better Color
    • Be a Production Hero
    • Layering It On Thick
    • Speed Up Change
    read
  • Issue 5

    • What’s New in InDesign CS2
    • The Creative Suite 2
    • Scripting
    • Footnotes in CS2 and CS
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