Instructions (Read Me) for the Icelandic Hunspell installer

Posted on Oct 27, 2017 in adobe, productivity, type, workflow | 3 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 Oct 26, 2017 in adobe, productivity, workflow | 8 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 […]

A little known shortcut to resize brushes in Photoshop

Posted on Nov 4, 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.

Contact Sheets in PDF in Bridge replace the older InDesign plug-in

Posted on Apr 4, 2011 in adobe, workflow | No Comments

For those who have been using different workspaces and even making their own customized workspaces in other CS applications will note that this Output workspace of Bridge brings features that are not available in the other workspaces. … Secondly, if you still want to use your own InDesign templates to make contact sheets you can buy a script for $30 from Creadtive Scripting I have not tried it myself but I have seen great reviews online from the InDesign dudes and dudettes.

Simple way to control your email – your own way

Posted on Feb 11, 2010 in productivity, workflow | One Comment

That way I won’t loose track of the mail I really need or want to do something more with. SmartMailbox Another great thing about Smart Mailboxes is that although its findings comes from various places in my mail it is not aliases. … Every once in a while I look at those boxes and send it to the trash to free up some mails from the Inbox. mailfoldersruslinfo Another similar idea for some of the Smart Mailboxes is to keep separate track of all the mails that I get related to social media like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Starting off with RGB workflow

Posted on Nov 5, 2009 in productivity, workflow | No Comments

An easy way to keep a watch on the profiles in the picture is to use this field in Photoshop to show the Document Profile . documentprofile If no or wrong ICC profile is attached to a picture you can correct that in two ways in Photoshop: Go to Edit > Assign Profile… and choose the right one. … The RGB workflow allows CMYK pictures to be used to, but in that case you have to color manage those pictures and use the appropriate CMYK profile to color correct the pictures according to the paper which is going to be used for the printing.

RGB verkflæði – gamall draumur að rætast.

Posted on Nov 3, 2009 in productivity, workflow | No Comments

Þægilegt er að sjá hvaða prófíll er viðhengdur á opnum myndum í Photoshop með því að hafa stillt í vinstra horninu niðri þannig að Photoshop sýni prófílinn. documentprofile Preview forritið sem fylgir öllum mökkum er líka gott að nota ef skoða þarf hvaða prófíll er á tiltekinni psd eða jpg mynd eða myndum. … Nota psd eða jpg myndir því þá þarf ekki að hugsa um Flatten Transparency lengur Keyrum pdf beint út úr Illustrator með Save as… eða Save a Copy as… veljum Adobe PDF sem skjalsnið Hættum að vista Illustrator eps skjöl og setja þau í Distiller.

16 Prepress Tips for Graphic Designers

Posted on Nov 3, 2009 in productivity, workflow | One Comment

guestblog I recently wrote my first guest-blog, called Prepress Tips for Graphic Designers on David Airey’s blog . … But at least there is fun involved and at blogs that size (16.000 readers) there are more comments to deal with and lively discussions.

Converting colors between different color systems

Posted on Jul 23, 2009 in workflow | 3 Comments

These systems are like RAL which is commonly used for car paint and plastics, NCS which is a common system for house paint colors and many more I am sure you have not heard of. Your client might call you and say something like this: „There is this company in Germany which is going to paint my new Lear-jet in our company’s colors.

The Circle – a simple ToDo System to Get more Things Done

Posted on Feb 18, 2009 in productivity, workflow | 47 Comments

One of the tricks here is that working within a context group you might be able to do more than one thing at the same time if they fall under the same context. … When you browse through those blog you soon see that a vast number of people are religiously working through the piles of tasks and project according to the rules of GTD.