This Week in InDesign Articles, Number 130
InDesign… the final frontier… this blog records humankind’s adventure through the InDesign galaxy. This is Captain Blatner’s log… stardate 49201 (or something like that). Here are some InDesign-related links I feel all InDesign users (and Romulans) should know about:
- Curious about what’s new in InDesign CC 2014.2? Here’s a video by some crazy guy named David.
- In case you missed this article in InDesign Magazine, you can read it here: Five Ways to Box a Paragraph in InDesign
- Many of the fonts at Extensis WebInk are now moving to Typekit (and many are already available for desktop use! You can see the newest-licensed fonts here.)
- This tutorial about creating a fashion magazine in InDesign has a few interesting points to make.
- I can’t quite figure out why someone would want “ultrafluid” line breaks, but… well, it’s a fun experiment!
- Okay, this one has nothing to do with InDesign, but I bet most of you have no idea you can Create a Star Wars Opening Credits Crawl in Photoshop (I certainly didn’t!)
- Another non-InDesign trick, but one that a lot of InDesign users need to know how to do: The best way to mirror an iPad screen to a Macintosh screen.
- Look at this cool huuuuge wall screen that Chana Messer is demonstrating!
- Paralyzed by Perfectionism? You Need the Imperfectionist Manifesto!
- Alan Gilbertson wrote a good piece about rules when typing in Word (but it also applies to InDesign)
- Bob Levine found a funny bug in the new InDesign Welcome Screen. Cute!
- USA Today ran an excellent article about the history of desktop publishing, along with a funny infographic.
- Keith Gilbert shares 10 things you can do with the CC app (several of which you probably don’t know, but should!)
- Mike Rankin shares some important insights into using InDesign master pages for long documents
- Almost every InDesign user is also a Photoshop user… and did you know it’s Photoshop’s 25th anniversary?! Check out this great retrospective from lynda.com.