October 2012 Meeting: InDesign Secrets! [Meeting at East Shore Area Library]

Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Time: 6:30PM – 8PM
NEW LOCATION: East Shore Area Library – Room A, 4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg, PA http://goo.gl/maps/CYjru


Agenda – InDesign Secrets!
Megan Fister, your CPAUG Manager, will show you the secrets of InDesign to help improve your speed and efficiency using Adobe InDesign CS4+ in your day-to-day projects.   Please note the new meeting location and time above!

A few of the secrets you’ll learn:

  • The hidden “auto-expand text” feature
  • Letting InDesign do the math for you
  • Magically building graphs with the Chartwell font.  [Edit: I’m no longer going to present this tidbit because Chartwell is a rather pricey, though awesome font.  I’ll show something else it it’s place – TBD.  If you’d like more info on Chartwell, you can check out the website http://tktype.com/chartwell.php]
  • Using the Eyedropper tool to pick up character or paragraph attributes
Free pretzels & sodas provided at this meeting! Yay!

Soft Pretzels and Soda Provided:
We’ll be providing soft pretzels and sodas at this meeting
 thanks to the proceeds from the CPAUG Amazon.com affiliate link program.  As always, thank you to those who have used the affilate link for their Amazon.com purchases – we appreciate your support and help in making these fun extras available to all.

If you’d like to help, all you need to do is go to cpaug.com/shop and click on the Amazon.com link there to do all of your Amazon.com shopping.   CPAUG recieves a small percentage of the sales from your purchases at no extra cost to you.   Several of our group members have just bookmarked that link in their web browser and used that shortcut to make things even easier for them.

Meeting Raffle:

  • One lucky winner will receive a $25 Gift Certificate at MightDeals.com to buy whatever you want!  MightyDeals.com is a daily deals site dedicated to massive discounts for creative professionals. Their customers save from 50% to 90% off on things like design tools, professional templates, Mac toolkits, online courses and more. Use the coupon code “cpaug” for an exclusive further 15% discount off any deal!
  • Focal Press (now a part of Taylor & Francis Publishing) has provided us with two books!  Photoshop CS6 essential skills and How to Cheat in Photoshop CS6.
  • O’Reilly Press has provided us with two raffle copies of their Adobe Illustrator CS5 One-on-One book.

Meetings are always free of charge and open to the public.  This meeting is not sponsored by the Dauphin County Library System.

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