InDesign, Illustrator, InCopy, Photoshop, Acrobat, Section 508 Compliance, EPUB, and FrameMaker training
Welcome to JetSet Communications, Inc., your Adobe Creative Cloud 2024 training experts. We offer training, workflow evaluation, and custom consulting. We offer the option of teaching via Zoom videoconferencing as well as in-person. Our specialty is training InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, InCopy, Acrobat Pro (and Section 508 compliance), FrameMaker; as well as other softwares.
The principal consultants/instructors are Mike Witherell and Urszula Witherell, well-known in the Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland area since 1995. We have provided software training courses to thousands of graphic artists, and have many years of practical, hands-on design and production experience.
The Adobe Acrobat Pro interface has undergone multiple updates, each bringing changes that disrupted our accustomed view of the workflow.
Which method should you use to create a PDF in Word? Print to PDF, Save As PDF, Export to PDF/XPS, or PDFMaker? What is the difference between Adobe PDF and PDF?
New Book! Available to order is the new 348-page book (print or digital): Adobe Acrobat Ninja, by Urszula Witherell. A guide to the most important features and advanced functions of Adobe Acrobat Pro that you need to know.
Pantone has now ended its color libraries licensing. Adobe states: "Pantone’s licensing with Adobe was adjusted." Pantone states, ...
Adobe InDesign has a feature called Quick Apply, which has a shortcut to end all shortcuts. But did you know that there are shortcuts within shortcuts?
Adobe InDesign: How to collaborate with PDF commenting markup for editing. This new whitepaper guide illustrates the writing and editing process between InDesign and Acrobat DC when using comments to markup text changes.
Accessibility in video and media is increasingly important, since as a society we have moved deeply to online communication. Common accessibility barriers become apparent when visual or audio information becomes unavailable to viewers due to blindness, low vision, deafness or hard-of-hearing, or difficulty in focusing and comprehending content.
Adobe Bridge is like a computer file manager, but has a useful number of extra features that Windows Explorer and Mac Finder do not have. It is useful for managing digital assets used in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, InCopy, and Acrobat, and other softwares.
Every year or so someone reveals a new GREP code that works inside InDesign, so here is an update on the GREP capabilities since the majority of them were listed in InDesign CS4. It turns out there are more and newer GREP code tricks supported in InDesign since then within its Find/Change dialog box.
Do you need a bar chart in a hurry? Bar, column, and pie charts are tedious to make in InDesign and mysterious in Illustrator.
The InDesign 2024 preflight panel that originally debuted in CS4 is great. It seeks to proactively prevent prepress errors before deadline time. But it could be made even better, just by waking up more of its built-in features.
InDesign is lagging, running slow? InDesign is a huge program. Do you need all the accessories and features on at the same time? Probably not. By selectively turning off features of InDesign, you can speed up the response time. Try these strategies on that next big document.
Adobe Illustrator has a wealth of pre-made artwork within it. There are symbol libraries, swatch libraries, and especially brush libraries. Too bad there isn't a visual guide to help you explore all the great brushes in there. Now there is.
Sometimes InDesign won’t start. Or sometimes it starts and then crashes. Sometimes it starts, but the document refuses to open or crashes after you begin to operate the file.
Adobe InDesign 2024 has more preferences and interface settings than ever. So, if you want a complete tour of preferences...
Adobe Photoshop 2024 has many preferences and tool options. Some of these preferences are in Edit > Preferences, but many more are in obscure places. Get to know a complete tour of preferences...
Adobe Illustrator 2024 has many preferences and tool panel options. Get to know a complete tour of preferences...
Trying to study and master your Adobe 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2014, CS6, CS5, and CS4 softwares? Looking for easy-to-use, printed keyboard shortcuts? We have them here...
Adobe InDesign Anytime Upgrades. Now available for download!
You have received a Word doc to place into your InDesign file. The text is messy with more typing mistakes than you have time for. What now?
Have you ever wished for a script that would clean up myriads of small text errors? Things like extra spacebar spaces, hard returns, and tabs?
GREP searches in InDesign 2024 and earlier is a strange new world for many of us. The ability to search for text patterns immediately suggests new and powerful possibilities. Here are some things I have learned about GREP.
Accessibility of publications is an important consideration due to legislation requiring that all information posted online should be available to all readers, including those with visual and motor skills impairments.
Adobe InDesign CS6 has more preferences and adjustable interface settings than any other software. It turns out that these preferences are scattered well beyond Edit > Preferences. So, if you want a complete tour of preferences...
Need to be a quick producer, but don't like a lot of drop-down menu clicking? Do you find memorizing keyboard shortcuts difficult? You might like these three new productivity panels for InDesign CC 2015 and CS6: OpenTools, PageZoom, and TypeSetter.
You cleverly made your recent project using Illustrator (versions from 2024 and back to CS4) and its multiple artboards. The client is delighted. Now they want files in EPS. What do you do? Here are two ways to save multiple artboards from Illustrator back to an older version or EPS.
Adobe Illustrator 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, and CC 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, CC, CS6, CS5, and CS4 installs with tons of extra clip-art within all the extra Symbols panel libraries. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to preview what is in there?