Hunspell hyphenation for InDesign CC 2017 if you are using Sierra 10.12

Posted on 02.06.2017 in Uncategorized | One Comment

The MacOS 10.12, called Sierra was shipped in November 2016. It seems to be the reason the Hunspell hyphenation in InDesign breaks. I have described this problem to an engineer in the InDesign team at Adobe and I am hoping they will find a solution to this. Most likely they will have to have Apple […]

Hunspell hyphenation for InDesign CC 2017 and InCopy CC 2017

Posted on 14.12.2016 in adobe, productivity | 14 Comments

I finally found a little time to finalize an installer for Hunspell for InDesign CC 2017 and InCopy CC 2017 is ready. One of the delays was that I have not gotten the new installers to work on my own computers but they work on all other computer I have tried it on. In fact, […]

Hunspell hyphenation for InDesign CC 2015 on a PC

Posted on 18.07.2016 in adobe, productivity | 7 Comments

Since I started to make Icelandic Hunspell installers for InDesign I have had some questions from PC users about an Hunspell installer for PC computers. I am mainly a mac person. A friend of mine, Snorri Guðjónsson, who works at a big newspaper, told me that he had made a script to install Icelandic Hunspell on PC computers. […]

Hunspell hyphenation for InCopy CC 2015

Posted on 18.07.2016 in adobe, productivity | No Comments

Hunspell is a free software and widely used in various applications you might be using every day. This option makes it possible to add hyphenation for about 90 languages that are not in the standard installation of InDesign, including Icelandic. Many InDesign users have trouble installing what it takes to activate Hunspell for their language. […]

Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet for Illustrator CC 2014

Posted on 25.06.2014 in adobe, productivity | No Comments
Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet for Illustrator CC 2014

One of the best way to speed up your work in any application is to use keyboard shortcuts. Many only use a handful of shortcuts but instead use the mouse to go into the menus for the commands. Some even use the mouse to do their cuts and pastes. This is a huge waste of […]

Hunspell hyphenation for InDesign CS6 and CC – Creative Cloud

Posted on 12.12.2013 in adobe, productivity | 11 Comments
Hunspell hyphenation for InDesign CS6 and CC – Creative Cloud

As described in a help file from Adobe a new option for hyphenation was added to InDesign CS6 (in fact it appeared in version ID 5.5) and continues in InDesign CC. Hunspell is a free software and widely used in various applications you might be using every day. This option makes it possible to add […]

Guinevere font

Posted on 16.11.2012 in crumbs, type | No Comments
Guinevere font

The story behind the font is that I had in 2001 only a pc laptop at home and bought FontLab 2 (I think it was) and was playing with the idea of making a font out of modules only. … He added glyphs to make it a Pro font, and all the technical stuff that is needed to make a professional font and on top of that used his experience to tweak a little here and there to make everything look better.

A little known shortcut to resize brushes in Photoshop

Posted on 04.11.2012 in adobe, crumbs, workflow | No Comments
A little known shortcut to resize brushes in Photoshop

On the English keyboard it are the bracket keys [ ] which take care of the size and the curly brackets change the hardness, that is, use the bracket keys and add the Shift key to the combination. … In my opinion the far best way to control the brush size however is to hold down the Control and Alt keys on the mac and push down the mouse button.

Dagatal 2012

Posted on 15.12.2011 in crumbs | 8 Comments
Dagatal 2012

Þetta kemur yfirleitt ekki rétt með íslenskum stöfum inn í Google Calendar, en fyrir þá sem nota það er hægt að hala niður skránni fyrir 2012 hér og fyrir vikunúmerin hér . Þegar skráin er komin niður er farið inn í Google Calendar og í Add Calendar>Import Ég uppfæri þessar skrár árlega þannig að þeir sem nota ics skrárnar þurfa að sækja nýjar árlega, en þeir sem nota iCal áskriftina þurfa ekki að hugsa neitt meira um það.

Draw a Braun watch in Illustrator

Posted on 30.05.2011 in adobe, design, tutorial | 2 Comments
Draw a Braun watch in Illustrator

Then go again to Effects > Distort & Transform > Transform and set Copies to 59 , Angle to 6° , Horizontal movement to -12,021 mm and Vertical movement to 0,630 mm . sixtytable sixtyminutes Note that the Reference Point Locator (in the red) has to be on top because the top of the box aligns with the edge of the circle. … Make a gradient with three color stops, gray to white, using these values: R 255, G 255, B 255 R 172, G 172, B 172 R 83, G 83, B 83 . firstgradientmixing Grab the center of the Gradient Annotator and move it 2 mm to right and 2 mm up.