Today I want to look at a very simple, yet very powerful, way of making global formatting changes to InDesign documents. Need to change every key-line in a 64 page document to 0.25pt thickness? Easy! Want to change the inset spacing of all text boxes to zero? No problem! Read on to find out how...
Having done many Adobe Certified Expert exams over the years, I thought it might be helpful to put together a few tips and tricks for those thinking of taking their first Adobe Certified Expert exam.
If you’ve printed documents from InDesign or exported them to PDF you’ve, no-doubt, come across the Marks and Bleed settings in the print/export dialogue box. Here we configure the amount of document bleed and which of the various marks to include.
Use the Illustrator Join tool to join segments and points
The Join Tool in Illustrator isn’t the most exciting, featured-packed, weapon in your Adobe arsenal but it does make short work of what was once a laborious process.
Photoshop’s Eyedropper is our go to tool when we need to take colour readings from an image.
If you have to generate PDF files for Print you may occasionally get a request from a print supplier asking to ‘remove the fonts’ from your PDF. If this has you heading back to your InDesign or Illustrator file to Outline all the text then stay tuned, all is not lost!
Creating Non-destuctive Grain in Photoshop
It’s often desirable to add grain to an image when working in Photoshop. Typically this will be a stylistic choice to achieve a certain look but grain can also be employed during more technical processes.