InDesign Tip: Resize Image and Frame Simultaneously

For users of recent versions of InDesign, the confusion over how to resize an image instead of cropping it evolves from two issues. First, selecting the image...

InDesign Tip: Tinting Grayscale Photos

Changing the colors of photographs in your InDesign project requires Photoshop, right? Not necessarily. If the photo is black and white and saved in grayscale...

Illustrator Tip: Live Trace

Adobe Illustrator's Live Trace feature is a phenomenal way to transform a raster image into a vector image--or to put it more plainly--to turn a photograph into...

Add, Remove, and Replace PDF Pages

The other day, we looked at ways to extract content from finished PDF files using Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro. But extracting content is not the only reason to revisit a...

Extracting Content From PDF Files

I need to say it: PDF files are supposed to be the final format for content. You aren't supposed to need to edit anything once it's been turned into a PDF. In...

Photoshop Tip: Global Light

Think of Global Light as a shop light--one of those caged light bulbs with the hook at the top.