This Week in InDesign Articles, Number 112
I’ve been training InDesign users for a decade, but I’ve never had a student like the one I’m working with now: my 9 year old son! He decided (on his own) to start a newspaper for his 4th grade class. He has several other kids writing stories, and he’s enjoying laying out the paper in InDesign. How amazing to watch him learn (he’s taking to keyboard shortcuts better than many adults).
Anyway, it’s a great reminder that it’s fun to learn new things. And with that in mind, here’s lots of stuff for you to learn from!
- Did you miss Nigel French’s article about how to make bullets and numbered lists in InDesign Magazine? Well, we’ve reprinted it here on CreativePro!
- Read this story of how InCopy saved one company a lot of money.
- Want to run one script on a bunch of files? Use Rorohiko’s Batcher!
- Box.net is a great way to share assets. Enter Silicon Connector, which lets you link InDesign to Box files!
- This is a fun tutorial on how Lucy Williams created a cool poster using InDesign for Happy Dog
- Considering moving your static 2D publication into an interactive app? It’s a good idea to sketch out how it’ll work. This article at TFP explains how and why.
- John McWade wrote a great piece on why sometimes bad typesetting is better than good!
- What did the Victorians do when it came to font rasterization?
- If you want to bone up on the basics — publishing terminology, technology, and fundamentals — I recommend taking a look at Hal Hinderliter’s 2nd edition of Desktop Publishing for Prepress Production. You can find it at the iBookstore or Amazon.
- Updating to Apple’s Mavericks OS X 10.9? There have been a few problems: