Using a combination of keyboard shortcuts, Jeff Witchel shows how to quickly access options for some of InDesign’s more popular tools.

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  1. Kisan Bhat (Reply) on Monday April 2, 2012

    Thanks Jeff.

    Very handy tip, especially with the bullets.

  2. Jeff Witchel (Reply) on Monday April 2, 2012

    Thanks Kisan!

  3. Patti Eddington (Reply) on Monday April 2, 2012

    Great information! Can’t believe I’ve been working with InDesign for many years, and never took the time to explore these shortcuts.

    Thank you, Jeff, for suddenly making my life easier!

  4. Jeff Witchel (Reply) on Monday April 2, 2012

    Thanks Kisan. Glad you liked it.

  5. Cyma (Reply) on Monday April 2, 2012

    Hi Jeff,

    I ‘m a starter. Need help to begin with designing!


  6. Alan J Tagg (Reply) on Monday April 2, 2012

    Some of these tips are superb! Now here’s a question. I discovered a great tip whereby if I drag a graphic frame and press the up arrow it divides the frame into columns and the left arrow will divide into rows. Problem = If I have created a 2 page spread and set a page gutter value of for example of 20mm and I use this method InDesign assumes that I want the same gutter value between the rows and columns. How can I adjust this so that I can have a set gutter value dividing the page and a different gutter value dividing rows and columns?


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