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==Instructor Resources==
==Instructor Resources==
*[http://ptgmedia.pearsoncmg.com/imprint_downloads/peachpit/peachpit/academic/IDCS5CIB_InstNotes.pdf InDesign CS5 CIB Instructor's Guide]
*[http://ptgmedia.pearsoncmg.com/imprint_downloads/peachpit/peachpit/academic/IDCS5CIB_InstNotes.pdf InDesign CS5 CIB Instructor's Guide]
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==Best Preferences== (Thanks Kelly McCathran)
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Prefs > Units & Increments
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    INCHES (90% of North America is on inches, why are the defaults still in Picas & Points?)
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    Size & leading to 1
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    Baseline shift to 1
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    Kerning Tracking to 10
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Prefs > Display Performance
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    Vector Graphics > High Resolution
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    Greeking to 0
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Prefs > Type > Smart Text Reflow **(CS4 & CS5)
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    Turn OFF Limit to Master Text Frames
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    Turn ON Delete Empty Pages
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Edit > Spelling > Dynamic Spelling (It's crazy how many people still don't know this is there)
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View > Extras > Show Text Threads
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Basic Paragraph
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    Optical (not Metric) Kerning
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    Hyphenation
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        8 letter words
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        3 before hyphen
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        3 after hyphen
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        UN-CHECK all the bottom boxes
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Pages Panel Menu > Panel Options
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    Turn OFF Show Vertically for Pages (not Masters, again a silly option that isn't set best by default)
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In a New doc always make Bleed .125"
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Latest revision as of 00:36, 18 March 2011

[edit] Instructor Resources

==Best Preferences== (Thanks Kelly McCathran)

Prefs > Units & Increments

   INCHES (90% of North America is on inches, why are the defaults still in Picas & Points?)

   Size & leading to 1
   Baseline shift to 1
   Kerning Tracking to 10

Prefs > Display Performance

   Vector Graphics > High Resolution
   Greeking to 0

Prefs > Type > Smart Text Reflow **(CS4 & CS5)

   Turn OFF Limit to Master Text Frames
   Turn ON Delete Empty Pages


Edit > Spelling > Dynamic Spelling (It's crazy how many people still don't know this is there)

View > Extras > Show Text Threads

Basic Paragraph

   Optical (not Metric) Kerning
   Hyphenation
       8 letter words
       3 before hyphen
       3 after hyphen
       UN-CHECK all the bottom boxes

Pages Panel Menu > Panel Options

   Turn OFF Show Vertically for Pages (not Masters, again a silly option that isn't set best by default)

In a New doc always make Bleed .125"

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