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4 Top tips using InDesign Paragraph Styles

Damian Gibbs
Solutions Consultant, Typefi

When formatting documents, InDesign users regularly face challenges—many of which can be easily fixed with Paragraph Styles, if you know how to. From fixing formatting issues when importing Microsoft Word documents to combatting common typography issues, Damian Gibbs, Solutions Consultant at Typefi, shares his top tips using InDesign Paragraph Styles.

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The Publishing Machine: How automation makes space for creativity

Damian Gibbs
Solutions Consultant, Typefi

It is a curious thing, publishing books. I’ve never been sure if it is more art or science; either way, there is no doubt that both are involved, and one without the other amounts to naught.

Access to literature has come a long way since early handwritten manuscripts, thanks to moveable type and the printing press, largely attributed to Johannes Gutenberg. The “technology” Gutenberg leveraged was his own trade of blacksmithing. This is as far from being a scribe as you could imagine—metal versus paper, a loud, hot workshop versus the quiet library environment.

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The printing press—an early industry disruptor!

It is unknown how or why Gutenberg formalised the concept of moveable type and the printing press, but it is an early example of “disruption” by someone “outside of the business”.

DITA + AEM: Lost your design mojo?

Creating visually-compelling print experiences for your customers shouldn’t be a dispiriting experience for you.

However, for many organisations publishing DITA, the sad reality is that producing professionally-designed PDFs is really hard, if not impossible.

It’s time to say goodbye to ugly DITA PDFs and hello to perfectly-crafted print content—automatically!

Typefi, the world’s leading automated publishing platform based on Adobe InDesign Server, now integrates directly with Adobe Experience Manager Guides (formerly XML Documentation for Adobe Experience Manager*).

Typefitter for InDesign CC 2019

Typefi is happy to announce that Typefitter 4.1.0 is here, with support for the October 2018 release of InDesign CC (v14.x)! This is a free update for all Typefitter CC subscribers.