Jeff Witchel shows viewers how to use the stroke palette options in InDesign to create an alternating dot-dash stroke. Remember, if something works in Illustrator, it’s worth trying it in InDesign to see if it works there too.
InDesign’s Story Editor is a useful tool for editing text copy directly without the page design getting in the way. Use Story Editor to open your text copy in a separate window where the text flows in an easy-to-read, linear view.
Here are 10 tips for beginning InDesign users. They include tips on changing measurement units, showing frame edges, placing content, preview mode, turning frames into grids, showing the tool hints panel, and more.
Learn how to use InDesign to create image captions automatically. In this video, the first example is a contact sheet where InDesign automatically creates captions based on the image file names. In another example, use InDesign to add captions to images in a newsletter using the image metadata.
Jeff Witchel talks about the integration of Mini Bridge into InDesign CS5, which has made it much easier to use. Use Mini Bridge to open InDesign files, edit file names, show linked files, save snippets, and place images.