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InDesign Settings

Facing Pages – Select this option to make left and right pages face each other in a double-page spread, such as for books and magazines. Deselect this option to let each page stand alone, such as when you’re printing flyers or posters or when you want objects to bleed in the binding. Primary Text Frame […]
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InDesign General Preferences & Document Setup

General preferences Set up all your preferences before you start working on the paper. If you’ve already started importing graphics and text, you may want to delete them, set these preferences, and re-import them. Go to InDesign > Preferences > General (The Preferences option is found under Edit in the PC version of InDesign). You […]
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InDesign & the Control Palette

Introduction to InDesign Adobe InDesign is a software application created by Adobe Systems. Graphic designers and production artists are the principal users, creating and laying out periodical publications, posters, and print media. It can also be used to create content for tablet computers. InDesign’s interface consists of ‘tabbed’ windows for each document currently open in […]
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Tips on correcting photos for newsprint in Photoshop

Tips on correcting photos for newsprint in Photoshop. It is difficult to get bright colors to output properly and grayscale images to print light enough on newsprint. If you aren’t careful your midtones/shadows can turn muddy and dull. Images will print darker on newsprint, its best to err on a lighter correction. Correcting for newsprint […]
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Print is Alive

National Public Radio’s Morning Edition recently reported that McDonalds will replace toys in their HappyMeals with books. By the end of the year McDonalds will become one of the biggest distributors of Childrens Books. Print is ALIVE and well in the United States.  
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4-Color Black

What is 4-Color Black? It is [the color] black made up of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black ink. Black can also be made by combining 100% R-G-B. Of course RGB is not used by commercial printers, but some software defaults to RGB. For printing purposes, printers recommend using CMYK or Black (greyscale). All black text […]
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