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Real World Print Production by Claudia McCue

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Chapter Twelve. InDesign Production Tips

Thanks to its intuitive interface and integration with other Adobe applications, Adobe InDesign is reasonably easy to learn. But like any application, it has some little quirks that can surprise you if you don’t know the workarounds.

Graphics

InDesign accepts a wide variety of graphics formats, but that doesn’t mean that all those formats are equally well behaved. In addition, while InDesign offers some interesting methods of placing graphics, not all of those methods will yield satisfactory results.

Placing Graphics

If you were raised on QuarkXPress, you’re accustomed to making a box before importing graphics. PageMaker users making a switch to QuarkXPress were irked by the need to create a box, and QuarkXPress ...

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