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DesignGeek #31

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November 2, 2004 - 2:00am

Edit Font Suitcases in Mac OS X

During all the years that people worked on Macs, up until OS X, they could open bitmap font suitcases and do things with the innards.

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InDesign CS's Auto-Trapping

A friend of mine, a meticulous designer (and a relative newbie to ID) e-mailed me two simple questions a few days ago: Does InDesign automatically trap, like Quark? And can you see those traps when you preview separations (in Window -> Output Preview -> Separations)?

The answer to the first question is yes. Sort of.

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Quark 6.5 Installation Report

Speaking of which … Yesterday afternoon, Quark posted its free v6.5 updaters to its web site. You can only upgrade to 6.5 if you have Quark 6.1; if you never ran the 6.0 to 6.1 updater, you'll have to do that first. (Instructions and links are detailed on the Quark site.)

QuarkXPress 6.5 Update Page:
http://www.quark.com/products/xpress/65update.html

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