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Using Warichu in Japanese Text - Illustrator Typography

Warichu—or split annotation—is the East Asian typo­graph­ic method of set­ting sec­ondary or less impor­tant text in small­er dou­ble or triple lines. Adobe Illustrator CC has full sup­port for East Asian typog­ra­phy, includ­ing robust Warichu…

Working with Styles Effectively in Adobe Illustrator

In this tuto­r­i­al clip you will learn effi­cient para­graph and char­ac­ter style man­age­ment and use tech­niques in Adobe Illustrator CC, includ­ing: Importing Graphic, Paragraph, and Character Styles from Other Files Sharing Styles with Other Illustrator…

Auto-Fitting Images During Data Merge in InDesign

Any time you’re deal­ing with images from dis­parate sources and with dif­fer­ing com­po­si­tions you’ll almost cer­tain­ly need to do some man­u­al adjust­ment of the images after merg­ing. It’s just the nature of the work.…

Merging Multiple Records Per Page in InDesign

Multiple records per page is the Data Merge method you want to employ for mail­ing labels, busi­ness cards, tent cards, stick­ers, and count­less oth­er projects that put more than a sin­gle record on each sheet…

Understanding the Timing of Typography

Type has only 1 sec­ond to grab someone’s eye. Then it has only 3 sec­onds to con­vey it’s pri­ma facie mes­sage. In some cas­es, your entire design has only 6 sec­onds to com­mu­ni­cate it’s entire mean­ing, 6 seconds…

Using the Touch Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator’s Touch Type Tool is a pow­er­ful, quick, and FUN way of trans­form­ing one or more let­ters with­in live, fully-editable type with­out hav­ing to jump around to a bunch of fields and pan­els. In this…