Killing Runts in InDesign with GREP


There's always been a certain degree of confusion as to the definition of "orphans", "widows" and "runts" in typography. Runts are occasionally referred to as orphans, which does not help matters. And they are sometimes (mistakenly) called widows, too. So let's just clear this up once and for all: Orphans are,…

Images and Captions in InDesign CS5.5


One problem we've come across repeatedly is how to get an inline image to sit between two paragraphs with an even space above and below it. You can always try doing this by eye, but we feel that it's best to use a technique that allows you to get it exactly right…

Open Atrium


We’ve been tossing up between two options for open-source project management: ToDoYu and Open Atrium. We wanted everyone to be notified of changes to a project as they happen, rather than insisting they check the project website constantly, and this didn’t seem to be easily possible with ToDoYu after some…