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• NEW! A 16-page PDF document hand-out of InDesign CS5 and CS5.5 preferences. It shows all preferences and global adjustments to the program and includes information about how to preserve and reset preferences. This PDF document contains both a Mac and a Windows version of all the preferences dialog box screenshots. The physical page size is Letter size at 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 and CS5.5 complete tour of preferences

• A two-page PDF document hand-out of InDesign CS5.5 and CS5 frequently-used keyboard shortcuts including zoom, pan, and text formatting. This PDF document contains both a Mac and a Windows version of this keyboard shortcut cheatsheet. The physical page size is Letter size at 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 keyboard shortcuts

• A one-page PDF document hand-out showing all 46 InDesign CS5.5 and CS5 tools, along with keyboard shortcuts, and all modifier key combinations that change the behavior of each tool. This PDF contains both Mac and Windows language. The physical page size is Letter size at 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 tools and shortcuts and modifier keys

• InDesign CS5.5 and CS5 Onscreen Characters: a visual look-up guide that helps to identify the names of all the onscreen characters. Knowing what the symbols are called allows you to look up info about them in the help system. This PDF includes both Mac and Windows language. The physical page size is 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 onscreen characters

• A PDF of all GREP & Metacharacters and undocumented codes for InDesign CS5.5 and CS5. GREP stands for General Regular Expression Parser, a means of describing and isolating patterns in text. It allows find/changes based on patterns and conditions as well as literal text. Metacharacters represent a character or symbol. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 GREP and Metacharacters

• A one-page PDF document hand-out sheet illustrating the InDesign CS5.5 and CS5 tools panel with all of its forty-six tools and various keyboard shortcuts. This downloadable PDF cheatsheet has both Mac and Windows language. The physical page size is Letter size at 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 tools panel illustrated

• A PDF showing how the Pen tool works in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. All three tools, the Pen tool, the Direct Selection tool, and the Convert Tool, are used for vector drawing. A practical two-handed technique is featured. This covers multiple versions of these three programs. Mac and Windows language. The physical page size is 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Pen tool made simple for InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

• A 14" x 20" poster of InDesign CS5 [Mac] keyboard shortcuts (download) (buy a poster) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Adobe InDesign CS5 poster

• A 14" x 20" poster of InDesign CS5 [Windows] keyboard shortcuts (download) (buy a poster) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Adobe InDesign CS5 poster

• A PDF of all GREP & Metacharacters and undocumented codes for InDesign CS5 shown in 1-column for hand-held devices. GREP stands for General Regular Expression Parser, a means of describing patterns in text. It allows find/changes based on patterns and conditions as well as literal text. Metacharacters represent a character or symbol. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 GREP and Metacharacters for hand-held devices

• A PDF article called InDesign CS5 JavaScripts for Productivity (Mac & Win) (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 JavaScripts for productivity

• A PDF tour of presets in InDesign CS5 and CS4 with Mac screenshots (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 and CS4 and CS3 tour of 21 presets

• A PDF tour of presets in InDesign CS5 and CS4 with Win screenshots (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 and CS4 and CS3 tour of 21 presets

• A PDF article about how to find, install and use JavaScripts in InDesign CS4 (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS4 javascripts resources

• Two more-rigorous preflight profiles (1 CMYK and 1 RGB) for InDesign CS5.5 and CS5 and CS4 (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 Preflight panel

• A PDF listing all the application and document preferences in InDesign CS4 (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS4 list of application versus document preference settings

• A 13" x 19" poster of InDesign CS4 [Mac] keyboard shortcuts (download) (buy a poster) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Adobe InDesign CS4 poster

• A 13" x 19" poster of InDesign CS4 [Win] keyboard shortcuts (download) (buy a poster) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Adobe InDesign CS4 poster Windows

• A PDF of all InDesign CS4 [Mac & Win] frequently-used keyboard shortcuts (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Adobe InDesign CS4 keyboard shortcuts hand-out

• A PDF of all GREP and Metacharacter expressions updated for CS4 and CS3 (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

GREP and Metacharacters InDesign CS4

• An .indd document full of styles for preloading into InDesign CS5 and CS4 (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Ben Franklin was an avid InDesign user

• A placeholder textfile to replace the default InDesign CS5.5 and CS5 and CS4 Lorum Ipsum text (download)

Lorum Ipsum from Cicero