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InDesign Export to PDF Settings Explained

InDesign Export to PDF Settings Explained

| April 7, 2014 | 11 Comments

Magazine and print designers must be versatile in many areas. Design and typography is a must, image color correction is a good bonus, but to be able to work on your own, which means creating print materials from beginning to an end, you have to know lots of stuff about prepress process. Creating error free […]

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Overprinting Black

Overprinting Black

| January 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Overprint is a common mistake that happens a lot in print production. It is easy to avoid it but it is even easier to miss it. This is why you should carefully assign correct attributes to the objects and colors used in your design. Especially to the black colored objects and text. Overprinting is a […]

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Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Workflow

Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Workflow

| December 30, 2013 | 4 Comments

When starting out with Adobe DPS you may be confused how it all works and what additional tools are needed to produce your digital publication. In this post we will try to resolve this confusion and describe the tools needed to produce digital publications. To create digital publications you will be using InDesign, since version […]

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Tracking the Text

Tracking the Text

| September 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Tracking is adjusting the overall spacing of a group of letters, words or even whole paragraphs and blocks of text. Along with kerning, tracking is the most used feature when adjusting body text. Although tracking is also widely used in headlines and other textual elements, especially if the text element is bigger in size. Tracking, […]

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Preflight Options Explained

Preflight Options Explained

| August 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

Sending mistake free files to the printing house is a sign of a professionalism. Today there is a tool that can help you in this matter. It is a preflight option. It can help you to save time and ┬áto avoid the mistakes that can sometimes be devastating for your publication. Back in the day […]

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Text Justification

Text Justification

| May 24, 2013 | 9 Comments

In this tutorial we will discuss how to adjust settings for justified type. Tweaking word, letter and glyph spacing is a must if you want to improve the appearance and readability of your text.   First let’s go to the preferences setup of your document and make an adjustment which will help us to see […]

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How to Kern Type?

How to Kern Type?

| April 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

When working with type there are several things you must take care of. One such thing is kerning. By definition kerning is adjusting the spacing between two characters. It is commonly confused with tracking which is adjusting spacing between more than two characters. We will write about tracking in one of our next articles.   […]

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