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Real World Adobe InDesign CS4: XML
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Sep 14, 2009
XML is as simple or complicated as you care to make it. Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner show you how to keep it simple, at least at first.
Real World Adobe InDesign CS4: Interactive Documents
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Sep 10, 2009
Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner explain InDesign's features for the “rich media” producer. Many of these tools don’t produce any visible effect on your InDesign pages, but change the behavior of PDF or Flash SWF files that you export.
Real World Adobe InDesign CS4: Text Wrap
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Sep 8, 2009
Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner show you how to apply a text wrap to any independent object in InDesign.
Real World Adobe InDesign CS4: Placing Text on a Path
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Aug 21, 2009
Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner show you how InDesign can place text on a path, as well as place text inside a path.
Real World Adobe InDesign CS4: Tables
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Aug 21, 2009
InDesign can create and edit tables, or import tables from Word, Excel, or XML. This feature isn’t perfect, but it’s more than good enough to alleviate most of the pain of working with tables in a layout.
Running Header Text Variables in Adobe InDesign CS4
By Michael Murphy
Jun 9, 2009
Michael Murphy tells you everything you need to know about running text header variables in Adobe InDesign CS4.
Working With Styles, CSS, and XML in Adobe InDesign CS4
By Michael Murphy
Jun 8, 2009
InDesign was originally built to create print-based documents, but it now has the ability to export and import XML and export XHTML. But it isn't foolproof. As you'll see in this chapter, InDesign styles are a crucial component of this capability.
Object Styles in Adobe InDesign CS4
By Michael Murphy
May 11, 2009
Text isn’t the only element that makes up an InDesign layout, nor is it the only asset in a project to which you can assign multiple attributes. Frames, shapes, and strokes—collectively known as objects—potentially have at least as many attributes as text.
Working with Long Documents in Adobe InDesign CS4
By Adobe Creative Team
Apr 28, 2009
Learn how to work with long documents in Adobe InDesign CS4, including combining multiple InDesign documents into a book file, adding footnotes, and generating an index file and sort entries.
Getting Started with Adobe InDesign CS4
By Adobe Creative Team
Apr 27, 2009
Get an overview of the key features of InDesign CS4 including using Adobe Bridge to access files, checking on potential production issues with the Preflight panel and viewing and navigating your document.
Type in Real World Adobe InDesign CS4
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Mar 24, 2009
InDesign offers a number of improvements and surprises in the area of typesetting. It’s an evolutionary product, not a revolutionary one, but, on its release, InDesign became the best desktop typesetting program, and raised the bar for its competition.
Bullets and Numbering in Adobe InDesign CS3
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Feb 24, 2009
Sven Martin Kvern and David Blatner show you how to apply bullets and numbering in Adobe CS3. Applying a bullet is fairly straightforward; numbering is a bit more complicated.
Working with Long Documents in Adobe InDesign CS3: Table of Contents
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Feb 23, 2009
Anything you can tag with a paragraph style, you can build into a “table of contents,” which all depends entirely on your using styles. Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner show you how.
Working with Long Documents in Adobe InDesign CS3: Indexes (or Indices)
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Feb 22, 2009
Indexing a book is almost always painful and until recently, also required a large stack of note cards, highlighter pens, Post-It notes, and serious medication. Fortunately, InDesign has a built-in indexing feature, which, while it won’t make the index for you, does remove the note card and highlighter requirements.
Working with Long Documents in Adobe InDesign CS3: Books
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Feb 21, 2009
If you break up your project into small documents, how can you ensure style consistency and proper page numbering among them? The answer is InDesign’s Book feature.
Exporting PDF in Adobe InDesign CS3
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Feb 20, 2009
InDesign can export PDFs for just about any purpose, onscreen or on-press. It all depends on how you set up the export options. Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner show you how to do it.
Trapping in Adobe InDesign CS3
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Feb 19, 2009
Learn everything you need to know about trapping, a method of overlapping abutting colored objects to compensate for the imperfect registration of printing presses.
Working with Master Spreads in Adobe InDesign CS3
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Feb 18, 2009
Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner explain how to use Master spreads (also called master pages), which are the background on which you lay out your publication’s pages.
Text Variables in Adobe InDesign CS3
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Feb 17, 2009
Text variables in InDesign provide a way for you to insert text that can change depending on various factors, such as times, dates, and page references. Olav Martin Kvern and David Blatner discuss them here in this excerpt from their book.
Inline Frames and Anchored Objects in Adobe InDesign CS3
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner
Feb 16, 2009
One typically embeds graphics in lines of text whenever the graphics have a defined relationship to the text.Learn how to work with inline frames and anchored objects in Adobe InDesign CS3 to achieve this result.

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