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InDesign Defaults & Preferences (CC 2018 Update)

Quick List of Recommended Changes to Factory Settings I recommend making the following changes after installing InDesign, before using it. Making these changes with no documents open will make them the new default settings. Preferences (Mac: InDesign menu: Preferences; Windows: Edit menu: Preferences) General: disable “Show ‘Start’ Workspace When No Documents Are Open.” This Start […]

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InDesign’s Dysfunctional Defaults

Edit 2/17/2018: This article was written 7 years ago, and it has been 5 years since I last updated it. While it still has some useful information, I’ve written an update for CC 2018┬áthat includes many new settings not covered here. The new list is also less verbose, making it easier to just fix the […]

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