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Quick Tip: Create a Unique Table of Contents with Adobe InDesign

By Anthony D'Arco on VectorTuts+

Today we will take a quick look at how to be creative with style sheets and make a unique and highly editable table of contents in InDesign. Let’s get started!

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Adobe InDesign CS5, Advanced Typography and Special Characters

By Lucian Marin on VectorTuts+

Adobe’s InDesign is considered to be the most advanced multi-page editor software, but we need to take advantage of it’s full power to quickly create and deliver professionally formatted documents. In this article, we’ll review the nine advanced and special character topics, as well as corresponding shortcut keys, and additional information.

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Quick Tip: Master Text Threading in Adobe InDesign

By Dario Mendoza on VectorTuts+

Using InDesign’s Text Threading capabilities can save you time when you need to make changes to the content because when a text frame is filled up the content will move on to the next frame; this is particularly helpful when working with magazines or brochures layouts. Threading gives you the possibility to divide content into various text frames linked together and they will automatically format the text anytime you make changes either when you add more content, change the text size or modify the frame itself.

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Quick Tip: Working with Rulers and Guides in Adobe InDesign

By Dario Mendoza on VectorTuts+

This tutorial will teach you how to improve your In Design skills, whether you are a beginner or an intermediate user, you will learn some good tips to improve your workspace using rulers and guides.
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Hope for Japan, Artists and Designers Show Their Support

By LoungeKat on VectorTuts+

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9 Earthquake hit Japan. The Earthquake and the subsequent Tsunami caused wide spread damage to the country and many people lost their lives. As the shocking events unfolded, artists and designers from across the globe created images to show their support for the people effected by this disaster and began to raise funds for the Japanese disaster relief efforts. Find out how you can help.

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Quick Tip: How to Batch Replace Characters and Glyphs

By Lucian Marin on VectorTuts Plus

Whether you live in a non-english speaking country, or find yourself editing text for clients in other languages, you’re very likely to need a quick way to add glyphs and diacritics to words in InDesign. In the following Quick Tip you will learn how.

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Quick Tip: Working with CS Review and InDesign CS5

By Ian Norris on VectorTuts+

This tutorial shows how you can quickly upload your InDesign document for collaborative online commenting via Acrobat.com. This is a great trick if you work as part of a remote team, or need quick feedback from clients, best of all, the comments stay in your InDesign document!


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Quick Tip: How to Fix Corrupt InDesign Files

By Gavin Selby on VectorTuts+

If you regularly use InDesign, you may find that from time to time a file may be corrupt and glitch. In this Quick Tip you will learn a technique that may help recover your file in just a few easy steps.

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Quick Tip: Create a Gift Voucher in InDesign


In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple gift voucher. You will use pictures and text to create nice clean layout that’s perfect to print.

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Quick Tip: Quick Masking with the Pen Tool in InDesign


Let’s say you are up against a tight deadline and you need to send a proof within a matter of hours to a client. Within your design you want to include a clipping path and exclude an unwanted background on one of your photographs. You don’t really have time to switch to Photoshop to make your amends and then jump back into InDesign. If you did spend time perfecting your clipping path using Photoshop, your client may decide they’re not keen on the image, so this is simply wasted time and money. To solve both problems we are going to create a mask within InDesign using the mighty Pen Tool.

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