Export a grayscale pdf of your color layout (InDesign)

If you need both a color and a grayscale version of your layout, you don’t necessarily need to create two different versions. Instead, design your layout in color and then export a copy as grayscale as needed. To do this, choose File > Export. In the Export dialog box, navigate to where you want to…

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What Enterprise Apps Mean For Your IT Career

Organizations have been developing business-to-consumer apps for years, which make life easier for their customers, improve long-term client relationships and boost revenue. However, both small and large enterprises are beginning to realize the importance of developing enterprise apps that make life easier in the workplace. The growing trend toward enterprise apps will open new doors for/and…

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Web Development & Structured Query Language (SQL)

SQL Training and Web Development The world is going increasingly mobile. According to ZDNet contributor Matt Baxter-Reynolds, the mobile Web is dying, and native apps have taken over as the preferred means of Web connection for countless Internet users. In addition, according to Robert Half Technology’s 2014 IT Salary Guide, web developers will be one of the most in-demand…

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Top 10 Features of SQL Server 2014

The Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 As your business grows, so do the demands you place on the databases that help run your organization. Whether for inventory, online sales transactions, or customer management, a slow-performing or unavailable database can create bottlenecks in the way your employees do their jobs—and cause your customers to take…

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Microsoft SQL Server Goes Version Neutral

The Next Wave of SQL Server After January 5, 2014, Microsoft’s 10774, 10775, 10776, 10777 and 10778 SQL Server courses will be retired and replaced with the version-neutral 20461 through 20467 courses. Microsoft’s 20461 through 20467 courses are designed for students who are interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. They cover the new features in SQL Server 2014,…

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Tips From the Expert: InDesign

Author: Debra Novara Corporate Branding Manager, New Horizons Everyone has their own way of doing things. But no matter how long you’ve been using InDesign, it’s fun to learn a few new (or old) tricks. Here’s a few of my favorites. 1. Copy Effects to another object This is super easy, just select the object…

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Adobe Illustrator’s Custom Pattern Brush

Author: Debra Novara Corporate Branding Manager, New Horizons Great Lakes Here’s a fun tip that will show you how to make pattern brushes and borders using the Brush Pattern Tool. By following these 4 simple steps, you’ll be able to make an array of creative borders. My border uses 3 colored boxes, but the sky’s…

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Should you sync your Creative Cloud apps?

When you launch a Creative Cloud app, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign, you may receive a dialog box which reads (specific to the app): “Photoshop securely syncs your preferences and presets to Creative Cloud. Click Sync Settings Now to sync updated settings.” So, should you sync settings or disable sync settings? You might want…

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