Whether you need to collaborate with the person over the cube wall from you or across the planet, InDesign CS3 has several powerful ways to coordinate joint efforts among creatives. In this excerpt from the new book Mastering InDesign CS3 for Print Design and Production, author Pariah S. Burke will help you build an efficient, effective collaboration workflow.
This is the last installment in the back-to-basics-and-on-to-advanced “Tab Leaders” series. If you’ve been following the series, we began by inserting tabs and dot leaders in columnar text (Part 1); moved on to formatting tab leaders differently than the text they separate (Part 2); created in-line, fill-in-the-blank-style tab spaces (Part 3); used the automated formatting [...]
Ray Schiavone talks about QuarkXPress 8, competing with InDesign, and Quark tech support returning to the U.S. He hints at Quark going public, but then ducks the big questions. We have what Schiavone said, and what he didn't.
Although I had planned to make part 5 the last in this series, a reader question prompted me to push the tips and tricks out a week and cover another topic this week. After reading the first few “Tab Leaders” installments, reader Tom asked: I would like to add words to a text frame and [...]
First, in part 1, we talked about separating columns of text with dot or other kinds of leaders. Next, in part 2, “Formatting Leaders,” we learned that tabs and their leaders can be styled like any other character, opening the possibilities of creative column separators. Last week part 3 focused on using custom text underlines [...]
In parts 1 and 2 of this series we discussed inserting and formatting tab leaders in columnar text. The process of separating columns of text is extremely straight forward: hit the TAB key on your keyboard, highlight the resulting tab character, and, using the Tabs Ruler palette (Text > Tabs in InDesign CS3 and Window [...]