Converting Text to Outlines in InDesign
Recently my studio changed printer, and this new firm wants us to convert all text to outlines when sending PDFs to them. While for flyers it’s fairly straight forward, when dealing with magazines, i.e. long multipage documents, using the Convert to Outlines option from InDesign can be quite daunting. Luckily I came across a handy article about how to convert …
Changing Screen Angles in Duotone Images, Part 2
I advise you read the first part of this tutorial, so you understand the reason of this ste-by-step tutorial. Wrongly set screen angles and frequency can cause your job to print incorrectly. Most designers won’t need to deal with those settings, as printers will most likely do that themselves, but extra knowledge on this won’t hurt. You are required to …
Changing Screen Angles in Duotone Images, Part 1
Sometimes, when printing Duotone images, the printed result isn’t what you expected. Your images seem to have a strange dotted pattern which wasn’t in your digital file. This is caused by wrongly set screen angles. To understand this, it is necessary to understand what a screen is in printing. Ink is laid on paper in form of tiny little dots …
InDesign Tutorials, an Overview
InDesign is definitely the application I have written about the most. Here are all my tutorials as of February 2006.