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    Using InDesign’s New “Paragraph Shading” Feature.

    For years, InDesign users have be asking for a way to highlight a selected paragraph with a color background. In CC 2015, their wish has been answered with this new Paragraph formatting feature named Paragraph Shading. And as type formatting, “Shading” can be saved as part of a Paragraph Styles to be applied quickly and [...]

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    Do the Impossible with Graphic Styles.

    I don’t know how many times I’ve heard “It’s Impossible to Do that in Illustrator” from long-time users and novices alike. In this tutorial, Adobe Certified Instructor Jeff Witchel takes a look at using Graphic Styles to help solve some impossible problems in seconds. See more videos at LayersMagazine.com.

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    Using the Power of InDesign’s Book Feature.

    A lot of InDesign users are not using the Book feature simply because they are not working on books. This is no excuse for not taking advantage of the power of this great feature. In this tutorial, Adobe Certified Instructor Jeff Witchel discusses the basics of the Book feature, everything from setting up a new [...]

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    Interactive Fixed-Layout EPUBs.

    Many would argue that the introduction of Fixed Layout Interactive EPUBs is the biggest new feature in InDesign since Digital Publishing Suite was introduced quite a few versions ago. Now, not only will an EPUB look like your original InDesign layout, it can also include interactive elements such as Hyperlinks, Slide Shows, Buttons, InDesign Animation, [...]

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    Illustrator’s New Curvature “Pen” Tool

    Imagine a Pen tool that allows you to draw precise curves and straight lines with none of the difficulties of puling out handles to create curves. That’s exactly what the Curvature tool is all about—easier drawing with a Pen-like tool. In this tutorial, Adobe Certified Instructor Jeff Witchel demonstrates improvements to the Pencil tool and [...]

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