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Create custom grids
 
Suppose you have a publication with set column widths. You may not want to reset your columns or drag out multiple guides just to create tables or gridded content. The guides and Step and Repeat features in Adobe® InDesign® 1.5 make it easy to quickly create a custom grid to structure your content. This tip tells you how.
Added: 08/20/2001, Hits: 908, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Customize your Adobe PDF files with styles
 
Styles make it easy to create Adobe PDF files for varied uses. You start with an Adobe® InDesign™ document that works well both on-screen and printed. Then you can create styles for different output.
Added: 08/20/2001, Hits: 835, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Cutting Corners
 
Deke McClelland demonstrates the powerful Corner Effects command, which allows you to apply five different corner styles to normal rectangles.
Added: 08/21/2001, Hits: 776, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Drawing on InDesign
 
The next time you're tempted to jump over into Adobe Illustrator® to create vector objects, why not instead give InDesign's powerful drawing tools a try? This clip will show you how.
Added: 08/20/2001, Hits: 943, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Expanding your pasteboard
 
Do you run out of room on your pasteboard? In Adobe® InDesign® you can create a pasteboard large enough to accommodate all of your design elements.
Added: 08/21/2001, Hits: 728, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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No stopgap drop caps!
 
Along with many other advanced typographical controls, Adobe® InDesign® has a simple but very effective method for setting drop caps. In this clip Deke McClelland shows how it's done. With only two controls in the Paragraph palette, you can create drop caps of any size and length. Watch this clip, and see why InDesign is "completely, excellently awesome" at doing drop caps.
Added: 08/20/2001, Hits: 940, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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True small caps
 
In this clip, instructor Deke McClelland showcases InDesign software’s ability to create perfect small caps. While most page layout and word processing programs can create small caps, what they actually give you is a scaled-down version of the font's large capital letters.
Added: 08/20/2001, Hits: 928, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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