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InDesign CC 2014: Minor Enhancements..

Enhanced Data merge for QR Code

I’ve only used the data merge feature in design on occasion. Infrequenly enough that I have to figure it out every time. But from the times that I’ve used it, it’s been incredibly handily and a total time saver. In InDesign CC 2014, the Data Merge function has been enhanced and has better support for QR Codes. Now you can place a data source containing QR code in a merged document! Unique AR codes can be generated for each merge! Object > Generate QR Code Object > Edit QR Code I’m not going to try this just to get a screenshot, so you’ll just have to believe me.

Enhanced Footnotes

Now you can apply text wrap to an anchored object that is part of the foot note

Scalable Effects

Screen Shot 2014-10-15 at 5.20.38 PM

Now there is an option to scale transparency effects. Choose

  • Adjust effete when scaling
  • adjust stroke weight when scaling
  • in the transform panel pull out menu

Remember, there’s a difference between scaling, and just doing a transformation (dragging and resizing) an object!

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