This Month in InDesign Articles, Number 141
Have you been out to see all those visible planets line up in the sky yet? While that’s pretty amazing to see, these articles and videos might be just as incredible to us InDesign users! Check ’em out:
- You simply have to see Trish Witkowski show the Miura Ori in episode 200 of Fold of the Week. Wow.
- Erica Gamet explains the importance of the Display Performance features in InDesign
- Then Erica explains how to make InDesign text frames auto-resize when you add or remove text
- And finally she explains the ins and outs of using the Styles panel (good tips!)
- John McWade explains why he still loves paper. (I agree!)
- Claudia McCue shows us her Microsoft SurfacePro 4 and explains why she likes it
- Want to learn more about InDesign’s animation features? Download this free chapter from Diane Burns and Sandee Cohen’s book! (And then, if you like it, go buy the rest of the book, of course.)
- You remember product documentation, right? Even though they don’t come in the box anymore, did you know that “the docs” still exist for almost all Adobe products?
- See how Steve Magner uses CC Libraries and InDesign to build templates for email blasts
- in5 is an amazing piece of software that lets you export HTML5 from InDesign, and even make a Web App! Check out how here.
- It’s far easier than ever to make your own font. David Bergsland has been doing it for years and shares his experience in his new book Practical Font Design with Fontlab 5. You can see some of his fonts in this nice Publish Online doc.
- Can you draw? Well Bob Ross will show you how to do it with Photoshop Sketch on an iPad! (OK, it’s not the original Bob Ross, but someone dressed as him. But it’s wonderful.)
- Von Glitschka presented a wonderful talk at a TEDx on the topic of Creativity. Worth watching!
- Here’s a DPS trick involving assigning URLs to button for DPS projects
- I love great book covers, so this article about designing book covers is a treat!
- A beginner’s guide to making a flyer in InDesign, by Adobe
- Interesting idea: start a table of contents design using Adobe Comp
- Too much fun: 15 type designers reflect on their favorite characters.
- It’s make or break time for digital magazines, says this article.