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Font Troubleshooting Tips

Problem: I was doing some testing recently was surprised to see that arbitrary fractions were not working in the Myriad Pro font. Solution:┬áMy system had been “infected” by an older 1.006 version of the font that does not support arbitrary fractions. InDesign’s Find Font utility showed that it was in my User: Library: Fonts folder. […]

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PNGenie: Lossless PNG File Size Reduction for Mac OS

Today I was working with a rather large EPUB exported from InDesign CS5.5. The final compressed size of the EPUB was 18MB; most of this size was comprised of 206 PNG images. In attempt to reduce file size, I ran the images through a couple batches in Photoshop with little result. I then searched the […]

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Numeric Keypad for New MacBooks

As promised at the last IDUG, I’m writing a post about the nifty utility to turn on the numeric keypad on new MacBooks so that we can use keyboard shortcuts for styles in InDesign! When I got my new MacBook Pro last year I was really worried about its lack of a numeric keypad. My […]

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