InDesignSecrets Podcast 238

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A very special episode, recorded in front of a live audience at The InDesign Conference 2016! Scroll down to see a couple pictures.

In this episode:

  • News and Updates:
    • Quick history lesson about our podcast
    • InDesign CC 2017 released last week
    • Fun times at AdobeMAX!
    • InDesign Magazine Nov. 2016 is magical (literally) and comes with videos!
    • Registration open for the 2017 InDesign Conference, May 22-25, part of CreativePro Week
  • Interview with Mohammed Javed Ali, InDesign product manager
  • Our top 10 OIFOTW’s (Obscure InDesign Features) from episodes 3 to 237
  • And this episode’s Obscure InDesign Feature of the Week: Alpha Channel

News and special offers from our sponsors:

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Here are a couple pictures from The InDesign Conference 2016:

Anne-Marie and David welcoming the crowd to The InDesign Conference 2016

Anne-Marie and David welcoming the crowd to The InDesign Conference 2016


Anurag Wahi and Javed Ali, InDesign product managers/engineers, answering questions during the Ask Adobe Anything session


3 Comments on “InDesignSecrets Podcast 238

  1. It’s similar to what was mentioned in the podcast, but you can also find alpha channel in clipping paths. You select a placed image, go to Object > Clipping Path > Options. Under “Type,” you can select Alpha Channel if your image has any.

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