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How to Create a Wedding Invitation With Cool Post-Print Effects

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«This beginner’s tutori­al is a great intro­duc­tion to pre­par­ing print items for spe­cial post-print effects, like die-cut­ting and emboss­ing. You’ll use Adobe InDes­ign to cre­ate an eleg­ant wed­ding invit­a­tion, and learn how to set up a print-ready file, com­plete with die line, foil­ing and emboss­ing lay­ers.»

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How to Create a Vintage Event Poster in Adobe InDesign

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«If you’re a fan of Grease, you simply can’t for­get the icon­ic dance scene, where Sandy and Danny attend a tele­vised dance-off at their high school.»

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How to Design a Stylish Kids‹ Magazine in Adobe InDesign — Envato Tuts+ Design & Illustration

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«Magazines aimed at chil­dren and fam­il­ies are enjoy­ing a resur­gence, with titles like Milk in France and Juni­or in the UK present­ing super-styl­ish designs. If you want to get star­ted with cre­at­ing your very own kid-friendly magazine, this tutori­al is going to take you through the steps of devel­op­ing a brand for your pub­lic­a­tion and set­ting up the cov­er and page lay­outs in Adobe InDes­ign.»

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Generate an InDesign Table of Contents from a Template

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«It takes a lot of time and prac­tice to learn InDes­ign well enough for pro­fes­sion­al work. One such tech­nique is the auto­mated ToC gen­er­at­or. Although once you get the hang of it, the Adobe InDes­ign Table of Con­tents gen­er­at­or is a breeze to use. And if you’re using an InDes­ign tem­plate, most of the work is already done for you, mak­ing your job flow that much easi­er and faster.»

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Quick Tip: How to Align Your Ragged Paragraphs in Adobe InDesign

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«Wheth­er you’re design­ing a book, a poster, a fly­er or a magazine, you’ll no doubt come up against this com­mon typo­graph­ic prob­lem. ‘Ragged’ para­graphs can make your type designs look uneven and messy and dis­tract from the over­all love­li­ness of your lay­out!»

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Quick Tip: How to Proof Your Adobe InDesign Files in Just 5 Minutes

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«Pre­par­ing your InDes­ign doc­u­ments for send­ing to print or export­ing as digit­al files shouldn’t take up hours of your time. Ensure your doc­u­ments are error-free with this short guide to proof­ing your work, and have more time left over for fun!»

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Quick Tip: How to Open Corrupted Adobe InDesign Files

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«So you’ve received an InDes­ign file from a col­league or cli­ent; or even nav­ig­ated to an old ID file on your own computer—only to find that the doc­u­ment is appar­ently ‘dam­aged’ and won’t open.»

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How to Create a Brand Guidelines Document in Adobe InDesign

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«Brand­ing is the visu­al glue that holds a com­pany or organ­iz­a­tion togeth­er. Once you’ve developed the brand for a cli­ent or for your own busi­ness, you should tie all of the brand­ing con­cepts togeth­er into a Brand Guidelines doc­u­ment.»

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Quick Tip: Troubleshooting Font Problems in Adobe InDesign

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«Get­ting cre­at­ive with fonts is one of the most fun and reward­ing aspects of using InDes­ign, but every once in a while you encounter font-related prob­lems that make you want to give up your typo­graph­ic efforts and set everything back to Min­ion Pro.»

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How to Design a Cool Contents Page in Adobe InDesign

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«Every magazine needs a con­tents page, but there are ways of mak­ing sure your lay­out becomes just as eye-catch­ing as the magazine’s cov­er and art­icles. In this tutori­al, suit­able for begin­ners, you’ll learn how to cre­ate a full-spread con­tents page in Adobe InDes­ign, and pick up some tips for mak­ing your con­tents page lay­outs look beau­ti­ful, strik­ing and ultra-mod­ern.»

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