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   Great meeting - learned a lot of good stuff. Thanks for the WEB TYPE info. The info about Bridge alone is making me want to upgrade to CS5 ASAP.

Duane

Meeting Summary: Adobe InDesign Tips and Tricks

Tue, Mar 29th, 2011 at 6:30 PM

Cleveland Institute of Art

Event Details

Mari Hulick started off our Tips and Tricks meeting by showing off how to use the Button panel, how to set up InDesign files for multimedia presentations in Acrobat and then discussed various typography options for the web. Here are some of the links that Mari showed us regarding Typography:

Typekit
http://typekit.com/

Google Webfonts
http://www.google.com/webfonts

Typeface.JS
http://typeface.neocracy.org/

Typechart
http://www.typechart.com/

50 Useful Tools For Web Typography
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/01/27/css-typographic-tools-and-techniques/

April followed up in the second half of the meeting by showing how to create Nested Styles and Nested Line Styles, how to use InDesign with other applications in Creative Suite and how to create both PDF Contact Sheets and HTML Web Galleries with the Output workspace in Adobe Bridge.

Thank you

Thank you to the Communications Department at Cleveland Institute of Art and Adobe for sponsoring the event. Special thanks to David Slavick for his hard work in helping the meeting go smoothly.

Comments from attendees

Great info - will definitely make me more productive and versatile.

Good meeting, lots of info, very knowledgeable presenters.

Great! Best meeting - concise, well organized and learned so much that I can definitely use!

Great meeting - learned a lot of good stuff. Thanks for the WEB TYPE info. The info about Bridge alone is making me want to upgrade to CS5 ASAP.

Great info! I love these meetings because I always learn something!

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is May 10, 2011 and will be all about the newly-announced InDesign CS5.5!

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