InDesign Tips and Tricks

SMPS Atlanta's Boot Camp Series has had great speakers all year long. The last Boot Camp session on InDesign Tips and Tricks was no exception. Attendees didn't want the session to end. Claudia McCue's content was information packed. She is proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, and Photoshop and also provides "Realistic Training for Real-World Applications".

Tips included:

  • Setting up Paragraph and Character Style Sheets
  • How to Effectively Use Master Pages
  • Customizing a Workspace
  • Text geekery: numbers, bullets, variables, easy fixes for common problems, and the hidden macro typing trick
  • Anchored objects


For those that missed the session, check-out two tips she provided in PDF format: Another great resource provided was, which covers things you didn't even know were possible in InDesign.

Claudia can be contacted through her website at Also, be sure to check-out her blog at

Sarah Mackley Gonnella
Acumen Advisors

SMPS Atlanta - President-Elect