It’s All Greek to Me: A Brief History of Lorem Ipsum Text

We’ve all used placeholder text, and specifically Lorem Ipsum, while creating designs but how much did you know about its origins? Print Mag provides a short overview.

Print takes a look into the sensible, nonsensical world of Lorem ipsum text.

Source: It’s All Greek to Me: A Brief History of Lorem Ipsum Text – Print Magazine

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May event: Coding Workshop. – SYP Scotland

On the 26th of May we took part in the SYP Scotland’s coding workshop in Edinburgh on XML and InDesign. The SYP Scotland team have written up a blog piece on the evening.For our May event, we were delighted to have Scott Russell join us to host a workshop, giving a little insight into some digital tips and tricks for the publishing industry. creative-lab.co.uk | @c…

Source: May event: Coding Workshop. – SYP Scotland

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Quickly resize InDesign frames

It’s good practice to keep InDesign frames tight and accurate to their contents and there’s a small and little known trick for doing so.

Select the frame that’s too big (or too small) for its contents using the black arrow. Double click the middle bottom grab handle. The frame will snap to the bottom edge of the content. This works for graphic and text frames.

Screenshot of InDesign text frame with excess space
InDesign text frame with excess space

 

Screenshot of InDesign frame fitted to content
InDesign frame fitted to content
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