Fixing Hunspell problems of InDesign CC 2017 and 2018

Posted on 13.11.2017 in adobe, productivity | One Comment

I have mostly been occupied with solving the Hunspell problems we have had in Iceland. People all over the world have been having the same problems if they have been trying to use Hunspell for their language on a mac using systems later than El Capitan. I have therefore made yet another installer what only […]

Instructions (Read Me) for the Icelandic Hunspell installer

Posted on 27.10.2017 in adobe, productivity, type, workflow | No Comments

I realised that one might miss the install instuctions that I put inside. So here is kind of a Read Me text in Icelandic. Hafðu slökkt á InDesign á meðan íslensku Hunspell-gögnunum er hlaðið inn. Ef tölvan neitar að setja þetta inn og þá þarf að fara í System Preferences > Security > Privacy til […]

Hunspell hyphenation for InDesign CC 2018 !

Posted on 26.10.2017 in adobe, productivity, workflow | 5 Comments

A woman and a buddy in the business sent me an email few days ago, telling me that Hunspell was working on her InDesign CC 2018. She sent me a copy of the area of InDesign of importance and I started digging. It turns out that there is a file in InDesign 2017 and 2018 […]

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

Posted on 02.06.2017 in adobe, productivity | 10 Comments

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.