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Keyboard Shortcuts Free Plug-in for InDesign and InCopy CS3 Now Available

DTP Tools and InDesignSecrets.com today jointly announced the release of the free Keyboard Shortcuts plug-in for InDesign and InCopy CS3. The Keyboard Shortcuts plug-in was designed by David Blatner and DTP Tools to help you find and assign shortcuts quickly and easily. The plug-in is free of charge and both Mac OS and Windows versions are available.

"Every InDesign power user knows the best way to be really efficient in this program is to use keyboard shortcuts," noted David Blatner, a noted InDesign guru and long-time publishing industry expert. "But it’s always been a hassle to find or change keyboard shortcuts in InDesign. This plug-in makes it easy."

Sandee Cohen, internationally known trainer and the author of the Adobe InDesign Visual Quick Start Guide, has been using the plug-in and says, "Brilliant! This is everything I need to quickly add and change keyboard shortcuts."

Key Features
When you choose Keyboard Shortcuts from the Window menu, the Keyboard Shortcuts plug-in opens a floating panel (similar in design to other
InDesign panels). The panel lets you:

  • Use a dynamic search field to quickly find which keyboard shortcut is assigned to each feature.
  • "Reverse lookup" to find which feature is associated with the shortcut you press.
  • Quickly add/remove shortcuts.
  • Add/delete custom shortcut sets.
  • Export your custom shortcut sets to share with others.
  • Filter out hundreds of commands with no current shortcut.
  • Get immediate feedback on which custom shortcut set is active.

Availability
Keyboard Shortcuts, for InDesign and InCopy CS3 on both Windows and Macintosh OS X is available for immediate download at: http://www.dtptools.com/kbsc.

Or at the direct download links:
MAC: http://www.dtptools.com/kbsc/Keyboard_Shortcuts_1.0.zip 1.7 MB
WIN: http://www.dtptools.com/kbsc/Keyboard_Shortcuts_1.0.msi 1.5 MB

About InDesignSecrets.com
InDesignSecrets.com is "the independent resource for all things InDesign." Developed by page layout guru David Blatner and Anne-Marie "DesignGeek " Concepción, InDesignSecrets offers a blog, podcast, videocast, tutorials, and downloadable files for InDesign users. InDesignSecrets.com also sells a keyboard shortcuts poster to help users remember the factory shortcut set. For more information, email info@indesignsecrets.com

About DTP Tools
DTP Tools is a leading provider of InDesign and InCopy solutions. With widely-renowned plug-ins such as History, Cross-References, and Page Control, we help make tens of thousands of worldwide InDesign users more efficient and more fun. Check out our site to find how our other plug-ins can help you save more time and money in the production process! For more information, email info@dtptools.com

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