Month: May 2010

The big InDesign CS5 review

Most of the new features and improvements of InDesign CS5 are optimised for creative efficiency and effectivity. The biggest improvements are found in the area of cross-media production. Animations and rich-media do no longer require an extra effort in Illustrator, Flash, or Photoshop — the basics can be managed within InDesign. What follows is a (new) feature-by-feature review. I did make a selection of the most important new features and improvements –about 90% is covered here.

Typinator 4 adds QuickSearch; it’s like Spotlight for text snippets, only faster

Ergonis Software announced the release and immediate availability of Typinator 4.0, a major leap forward in the evolution of text expanders. Typinator 4 introduces a new feature called “QuickSearch” that takes it to the next level. Instead of creating and remembering hundreds of cryptic abbreviations, you just type a keyboard shortcut and enter a few characters.