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InDesign Production Techniques - Sponsored by IDM

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Sponsored by InDesign Magazine (

InDesign Tips and Tricks, designer's Best Practices and more... Scott Silva, Apple User Group Manager and InDesign expert will demo the 'when and why to use' these time-saving production oriented features within InDesign.

• Basics & Best Practices
• Paragraph and Character Styles and more
• Special Characters
• Lists: Bullets
• Lists: Numbered
• Keep Options
• Drop Caps
• Nested Styles
• Object Styles
• Anchored Boxes
• Grep: Styles
• Span Columns*
• Variables*
• Running Heads*
• Grep: Find & Replace
• Syncing Documents
• Tagging Text*

This material will be useful for anyone that uses InDesign everyday for brochures, catalogs, newsletters, books and interactive digital publications. Those who plan to publish a book will take away some tips on how designers organize and design material. (* denotes that those topics will be discussed on a time-permitting basis.)

Our generous sponsors at InDesign Magazine have donated a one-year subscription to the magazine. Take a look at the current issue here (

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