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December 3, 2003 - 2:00am

Amazing Printing Trick in OS X

OS X users, try this: Turn on your printer, open your web browser and go to this URL:
<http://127.0.0.1:631/printers>

You'll see all your printers on your network listed, including any "virtual" printers (such as Adobe PDF). From here you can print a highly useful test page (including if it's PostScript 1, 2, or 3), modify or configure the printer, even delete the printer (for those "ghost" printers which are no longer on your network).more >

Quark 6.1 Announced

Quark announced the upcoming release of their first OS X update, QuarkXPress version 6.1, at the UK Mac Expo a couple weeks ago, but hasn't updated the most popular pages of their web site with the information yet.

Because you get DesignGeek, you can see for yourself what they said, by going right to the press release:
<http://www.quark.com/about/presscenter/prview.jsp?idx=351>
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Printing InDesign Keyboard Shortcuts

You can export a text file containing all the keyboard shortcuts for InDesign (2.X or CS), and keep it as a handy reference on your computer or print it out to tack on your wall.

Just go to Edit->Keyboard Shortcuts, choose the Set you want to inspect, and click the Show Set button in the dialog box. Show Set creates a text file showing all the keyboard shortcuts in the set, organized the same way the dialog box organizes them (by menu/palette.more >