GREP searches in InDesign CC and earlier is a strange new world for many of us. The ability to search for text patterns immediately suggests new and powerful possibilities. Here are some things I have learned about GREP.
Every year or so someone reveals a new GREP code that works inside InDesign, so here is an update on the GREP capabilities since the majority of them were listed in InDesign CS4. It turns out there are more and newer GREP code tricks supported in InDesign since then within its Find/Change dialog box.
Adobe InDesign CS6 has more preferences and adjustable interface settings than any other software. It turns out that these preferences are scattered well beyond Edit > Preferences. So, if you want a complete tour of preferences...
Looking for a complete listing of what's new in Adobe InDesign CC 2017? Here is a summary of the new features in InDesign across several versions that are sure to make your design projects easier, faster, and more integrated with the rest of Creative Cloud.
Adobe Illustrator has a wealth of pre-made artwork within it. There are symbol libraries, swatch libraries, and especially brush libraries. Too bad there isn't a visual guide to help you explore all the great brushes in there. Now there is.
You have InDesign CS5, and you want to share the file with a designer using InDesign CS4. But in trying to export to an InDesign Interchange file, you find the .inx method is not there anymore. How is it done now?
Adobe Illustrator CC 2017, 2015, 2014, CC, CS6, CS5, and CS4 installs with tons of extra clip-art within all the extra Symbols panel libraries. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to preview what is in there?
You cleverly made your recent project using Illustrator (versions from CC 2017 and back to CS4) and its multiple artboards. The client is delighted. Now they want files in EPS. Ack! What do you do? Here are two ways to save multiple artboards from Illustrator back to an older version or EPS.
Suppose you are working on a publication using InDesign CS4, and you want to share the file with a designer using InDesign CS3. But in trying to open the file in CS3, you find it won't work. Can you save to an earlier compatibility version? Yes.