InDesign CS6 resources

• A 16-page PDF document hand-out of InDesign CS6 preferences. It shows all preferences and global adjustments to the program and includes information about how to preserve and reset preferences. This PDF document contains both a Mac and a Windows version of all the preferences dialog box screenshots. The physical page size is Letter size at 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS6 complete tour of preferences

• NEW! A two-page PDF document hand-out of InDesign CS6 frequently-used keyboard shortcuts including zoom, pan, and text formatting. Mac and a Windows keyboard shortcut cheatsheet. The physical page size is Letter size at 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS6 keyboard shortcuts

• A one-page PDF hand-out showing all 48 InDesign CS6 tools, along with keyboard shortcuts, and all modifier key combinations that change the behavior of each tool. Mac and Windows. The physical page size is Letter size at 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS6 tools and shortcuts and modifier keys

• InDesign CS6 Onscreen Characters: a visual look-up guide that identifies the names of all the onscreen characters. Knowing what the symbols are called allows you to look up info about them in the help system. Mac and Windows. The page size is 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS6 onscreen characters

• A PDF of all GREP & Metacharacters and undocumented codes for InDesign CS6. General Regular Expression Parser describes patterns in text and conditions as well as literal text. Metacharacters represent a character or symbol. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS6 GREP and Metacharacters

• A one-page PDF document hand-out sheet illustrating the InDesign CS6 tools panel with all of its 48 tools and various keyboard shortcuts. This PDF cheatsheet is for both Mac and Windows. The page size is Letter size at 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS6 tools panel illustrated

• How the Pen tool works in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. The Pen tool, Direct Selection tool, and Convert tool, are used for vector drawing in a practical two-handed technique. This covers multiple versions. Mac and Win. 8.5 x 11 inches. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Pen tool made simple for InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

• A 14" x 20" poster of InDesign CS6 [Mac] keyboard shortcuts (download) (buy a poster) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Adobe InDesign CS6 poster

• A 14" x 20" poster of InDesign CS6 [Windows] keyboard shortcuts (download) (buy a poster) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Adobe InDesign CS6 poster

• A PDF of all GREP & Metacharacters and undocumented codes for InDesign CS6 shown in 1-column for hand-held devices. General Regular Expression Parser is a means of describing patterns in text. Find patterns and conditions as well as literal text. Metacharacters represent a character or symbol. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS5 GREP and Metacharacters for hand-held mobile devices

• A PDF article called InDesign CS6 JavaScripts for Productivity (Mac & Win). How to find, install, and use JavaScripts with InDesign CS6. 4 pages. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS6 JavaScripts for productivity

• A PDF tour of presets in InDesign CS6 and CS5 and CS4 with Mac screenshots (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS6 and CS5 and CS4 and CS3 tour of 21 presets

• A PDF tour of presets in InDesign CS6 and CS5 and CS4 with Win screenshots (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS6 and CS5 and CS4 and CS3 tour of 21 presets

• Two more-rigorous preflight profiles (1 CMYK and 1 RGB) for InDesign CS6 and CS5.5 and CS5 and CS4 (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

InDesign CS6 Preflight panel

• An .indd document full of styles for preloading into InDesign CS6 (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Ben Franklin was an avid InDesign user

• A placeholder textfile to replace the default InDesign CS6 and CS5.5 and CS5 and CS4 Lorum Ipsum text (download)

GREP and Metacharacters InDesign CS4