Posts tagged "Dario Mendoza"

Quick Tip: Adding Movies and Sounds to InDesign PDFs

By Dario Mendoza on VectorTuts+

Did you know that you can add movie and sound files to an InDesign CS4 project letting you build an Interactive document? In this Quick Tip you’ll learn how to embed files and export your final work to Adobe PDF.


Introduction

This quick tip was written using the features of Adobe InDesign CS4; nevertheless you can find a section listing the principal changes and improvements made for CS5 and CS5.5 right before the conclusion.
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Quick Tip: InDesign Working with Tabs

By Dario Mendoza on VectorTuts+

If you ever worked with a text processor you should be familiar of “Tabs”. When you press the Tab (Tabulator) key the cursor is displaced to the next tab stop; this is particularly useful when you need to organize content in a document. This Quick Tip is an introduction to working with Tabs in InDesign and is perfect for beginners.


Open the Tabs Palette

To open the Tabs palette go to “Type > Tabs” (Option + T).

You should be able to see the following in your workspace:

The palette units will be the same as the documents, in this case millimeters (mm). Suppose you want to change the document units while working on your file or just change it momentarily, you can do it without any worry since the units from the tab window will update automatically conserving the positions of the tabs.
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Quick Tip: Working with Text Wrap and Fit Content Options in Adobe InDesign

By Dario Mendoza on VectorTuts+

Adobe In Design lets you wrap text around any object, including text frames and imported images. There are different styles to choose from and some features you can set up including the distance between the text and object frame. In the following Quick Tip you will learn more about basic image and text placement in InDesign. Let’s get started!


Activate Text Wrap

To activate this option go to: Window > Text Wrap (Option + Command + W).

There are five options to choose from:
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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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