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Posted by Peter Mierau | March 22, 2013

When InDesign generates a PDF, it uses a "PDF preset" to specify various options to specify various options. For example, you can specify image resolutions or whether to include crop...

Posted by Peter Mierau | March 7, 2013

We have added several new features to EasyPrintUI based on requests from our clients. If you're not familiar with EasyPrintUI, please see a description or videos to see how you...

Posted by Harbs | January 27, 2013

Flex recently became a top level project at Apache and released version 4.9.0. I'm personally very excited about the project and I've seen a lot of confusion and misinformation on...

Posted by Harbs | January 20, 2013

By default, PrintUI displays a text palette for editing all text attributes. Things like font, size, line spacing, color, etc. can all be changed. For cases where the designer does...

Posted by Harbs | January 20, 2013

One of the advantages of designing in InDesign is the advanced graphic capabilities including partial transparency and transparency effects. While PrintUI has always supported all of InDesign's native features on...

Posted by John Parsons | January 16, 2013

Last year, I wrote about Korzybskis semantic theoriesespecially the problems generated among humans who confuse words (symbols) with the objects they represent. Since Im in the business of words, Im...

Posted by Harbs | January 3, 2013

In our never-ending quest to improve PrintUI, we became aware that not all users are immediately aware that page contents are editable. A first time user does not necessarily know...

Posted by Harbs | January 1, 2013

The last year has been an awesome start for PrintUI! We're seeing very good adoption of the service and we're seeing demand for new applications that put a higher load...

Posted by John Parsons | December 31, 2012

At the risk of channeling the late Andy Rooney, I have a bone to pick with cloud computing and its adherents. Like all business trends, The Cloud (capitalization required) has...

Posted by Harbs | December 27, 2012

We love seeing the new and innovative ways our customers are using PrintUI! As a result to customer needs we rolled out an update this week with a number of...

Posted by John Parsons | December 20, 2012

This is typically the time of year when columnists, pundits, and bloggers look back at the past year, and ahead to what the next one may bring. Assuming the planet...

Posted by John Parsons | December 11, 2012

Elsewhere in this space, Ive written about the environmental misconceptions surrounding print and paper. As it turns out, the print medium is potentially[1] the most sustainable and least problematic when...

Posted by John Parsons | November 27, 2012

Admittedly, Halloween would have been a better holiday for this post, but since superstitions have no fixed season, I thought Id dredge up an old onenamely, printing as a dark...

Posted by Harbs | November 14, 2012

We just pushed out version 2.0.7 of our InDesign PrintUI Tools panel. We have had Extension Manager updates available from the beginning, but users tend to open the Extension Manager...

Posted by John Parsons | November 13, 2012

When discussing the merits of print communication, pundits like me tend to fixate specific applications like publishing or business communication, but dont say much about the medium itself: paper. There...