Edit InDesign Document without InCopy

How To Edit InDesign Files with InCopy Assignments When InCopy is not Available Adobe InCopy is a great tool that allows editors to edit the text in an existing InDesign document. This eliminates marking up print-outs with red pens or commenting on PDFs. The editor’s changes can be made by the editor. The process is simple: The designer […]

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Magazine Design on the Cheap
Magazine design

I was the art director/production manager for a publishing company that produced several titles in English and Spanish. Profit was paramount so that meant expenses were to be kept low — or non-existent. This can be a challenge in publication design, but not an insurmountable one. In fact, having such constraints can stretch the imagination and force […]

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The Future of Printing: From 1987

Rush-In to New New York’s Information Access Center It’s 2027, and Quick Printing is celebrating its 50th anniversary. What’s the typical printshop doing? Note: I was the art director, production manager, editor, writer, coffee-maker for Coast Publishing for more than ten years. We produced several magazines, but Quick Printing was the flagship title. I wrote this article early […]

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Open InDesign with Open Source
Scribus opens after Gedit changes

Opening an InDesign document in Scribus It is not possible to edit InDesign documents with a text editor. But, by saving it as an .IDML and opening it in the open source program Scribus, editing functions are enabled. Here’s how I did it:     Business Card File in Scribus This worked fairly well. The […]

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