Adobe Pagemaker - Information and resources, including product info, technical support, and training resources
A Business Resource - Free Adobe Pagemaker tutorials tips and tricks. Updates and downloads for Adobe Pagemaker software. Pagemaker faqs and templates.
About Adobe Pagemaker Tutorials - Locate tutorials for working with text and graphics. Learn how to generate PDF and HTML from PageMaker. Resolve prepress issues and get scripting lessons.
Beginning Pagemaker 7.0 - Rice University (pdf) - This document will get you started with Pagemaker 7.0 and is used to train students in Pagemaker so should help you a great deal.
Clayton State Basic Pagemaker 7.0 Lessons - Learn the basics of Adobe Pagemaker, including creating a new document, the workspace, inserting graphics, and more.
Intermediate Pagemaker 7.0 - Rice University (pdf) - This document will teach you about page layout to enhance text placement.
Designer-Info's Adobe Pagemaker Tutorials Guide - A huge Pagemaker tutorials regarding creating professional DTP documents destined for commercial print.
Features in Adobe InDesign CS PageMaker Edition - Adobe InDesign CS PageMaker Edition includes the full version of InDesign CS plus the PageMaker Plug-in Pack, which adds some of the most popular tools found in PageMaker
Eli Journal's Pagemaker Online -Journal of Pagemaker articles
Felgall Pagemaker DTP Tutorials - 11 Great Original Pagemaker Tutorials.
Making Pages for Desktop Publishers - PageMaker, InDesign, PDF, web sites, HTML, and other aspects of desktop publishing
Ratz.com Pagemaker Tips - On this page you'll find two downloadable files containing tips and tricks and techniques for Adobe PageMaker 5 and 6.
Tech Tutorials - Adobe Pagemaker Tutorials
Texas A& M University Pagemaker Tutorial - This tutorial is designed to give you a basic understanding of Adobe PageMaker. The handout is designed for first-time users and will cover a few important basics.
The PageMaker Scripting Center This web site is dedicated to scripting with Adobe PageMaker.
Type Tamer - Great Pagemaker tips from the Type Tamer
University of Liverpool - Learning about Adobe Pagemaker 6.5 - These tutorials will cover most of Pagemaker's common features. They will not cover the professional printing process, creating web pages in Pagemaker, the table of contents and indexing features and some of the word processing features ... built like a course...and it is free.
University of Wisconsin Pagemaker 6.5 Lessons - Everything you could need to know about Pagemaker 6.5 listed out here free on their site.
University of Wisconsin Pagemaker 7.0 Lessons - Everything you could need to know about Pagemaker 7.0 listed out here free on their site.
University Technology Training Center - Links, tutorials, and resources for Adobe Pagemaker
University of Washington Adobe Pagemaker Course - An online free course on Adobe Pagemaker.
Making Pages Pagemaker Scripting - One of the main uses of scripts is to extend the power of PageMaker. Find out more here.
OZ Pagemaker Scripts Automation - (Windows) Discover Adobe Pagemaker Automation.
OZ Pagemaker Scripts Automation - (Macintosh) Discover Adobe Pagemaker Automation.
Pagemaker Scripting for Non-Programmers - With PageMaker's scripting, you must actually tell the program what to do. You cannot simply let the program "watch" your actions and "record" them as a script. You need to type in the script line by line.
Pagemaker Scripting Tutorial (In Japanese and Translated into English with Google Translation) - Some tips for Pagemaker Scripts.
SVP Adobe Pagemaker Script Library - A library of Pagemaker Scripting Codes.
Pagemaker scripting vs. Framemaker - Converting our documents to Frame would be costly and time-consuming, so we would like to stay with PageMaker if possible. Listed in this article are some questions.
The Pagemaker Scripting Center - This web site is dedicated to scripting with Adobe PageMaker. The purpose is provide an open forum for scripting issues, questions and answers, and a place to trade scripts.
Take the Drudge Out of DTP - PageMaker's scripting capability lets you automate repetitious tasks.
The Worsley Press on Pagemaker Scripting - A good guide is: If you did it before and you know you'll have to do it again, then script it. Here you will find a few scripts that will simplify some tasks for you.
Adobe Pagemaker FAQ Support - This is a good support document since it is directly from Adobe.
Adobe Pagemaker Frequently Asked Questions (pdf) - A document full of questions answered by Adobe Inc.
Atlantic Tech Solutions for Adobe Pagemaker on Windows 2000 or XP - Running PageMaker trouble-free on Windows 2000 or XP needs neither black magic nor requires blessings from above. Please read this throughly before you jump into fixing your PageMaker problems or starting the installation. Hopefully, the non-tech reader will find some guidance in which questions to ponder when making an upgrade or a new purchase for DTP.
Experts @ About Pagemaker Support Questions - A very helpful resource for figuring out how to fix the problem that you are having in Adobe Pagemaker
Making Pages Frequently Asked Questions About Pagemaker - The following is the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) list for the PAGEMAKR mailing list.
Pagemaker ListServ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - This is a great set of questions and answers from 'Real' Adobe Pagemaker Users and this is why it is so useful.
Tek-Tip Pagemaker FAQs - Here are some basic Pagemaker FAQs from a graphics forum.
All Experts.com - Ask A Question about Pagemaker - Are you have a problem in Adobe Pagemaker that you haven't found the answer to? It is free to ask a question to one of the Pagemaker Experts on All Experts.
Adobe Pagemaker Support Knowledgebase - Troubleshooting system errors or freezes (PageMaker 7.x for Mac OS)
Atlantic Tech Solutions Pagemaker Tech Articles - Many articles that will help you troubleshoot your Pagemaker errors.
Fixing a Pagemaker / Adobe Acrobat Bug - Distiller is the software that takes the .ps file (PostScript format) generated by PageMaker and converts it to PDF format. Sometimes, Distiller refuses to do the conversion, and provides clearly-worded error messages that help me pin down the problem almost immediately:
Global Recomposition in Pagemaker - No computer software is perfect and occasionally your data files get corrupted either by the operating system or by the application software that you use to create and maintain the file. Files created with Pagemaker are no exception, the difference is that Pagemaker contains a facility within the program itself that can fix many of the corruptions to your Pagemaker files.
Make Pages and Trouble Shooting "Type 11" Errors - A "Type 11" error is defined as a "miscellaneous hardware exception," leading many people to think it is always a hardware problem.
Pagemaker 7 File Damaged - Is it possible to repair a damaged Mac PageMaker 7.0 file? It will open, and I can re-save it to a new name, but then it crashes.
Postscript Errors Listings - This isn't specifically for Adobe Pagemaker but can be created in any graphics program, so use this list as a reference if you receive a postscript error in Pagemaker.
Recovering Corrupt Pagemaker Files - It's handy to know that Pagemaker has a facility to rescue a corrupt publication. Unlike many programs Pagemaker doesn't make a backup of the working file when you save, so if the unthinkable happens and the job you have worked on for months won't open the morning after your client has approved it, you have a serious problem.
Research Resource Reparing Damaged Publications (PDF) - Learn how to repair damaged Adobe Pagemaker Publications.
Smart Computing Saving Errors - How to Fix "Mini-Save" Errors In Adobe PageMaker.
Troubleshooting Pagemaker Documents - This document will attempt to tell you what causes corruption, how to prevent it, and — if it’s already too late — how to attempt recovery. There are even a couple of tips for when you can’t open the document at all.
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part II
Today we continue looking at business cards that stand out, and here’s hoping you get some inspiration and ideas! After all, you only get one first impression, so your business card should be something that showcases the best of your design abilities. On Wednesday we looked at the use of interesting shapes, 3D business cards, [...]
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part I
As a graphic designer, your business card should do more than let people know how to contact you. If you’re interested in truly making a good first impression, the business card has got to stand out. Whether through color, design, die cutting, unique materials, 3D shapes, or actual samples of your work, a stand-out business [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part II
Today, we’re looking at the collaboration side of negotiation and collaboration in graphic design. Because your work is ultimately for the client, at times you as the designer must be willing to compromise to reach a mutually agreeable goal. Here are some tips to help you collaborate with clients. Ways to Collaborate Listen. On page 28 [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part I
It’s there in the design brief: the problem your client wants you to solve. But whether your objective is to create an advertisement, exhibition or public announcement, sometimes you and the client aren’t quite on the same page about what exactly the best design solution is. OC Photographer asked a great question about the collaborating [...]
When Things Go Bad: 5 Tips for Firing Clients
Most graphic designers will be in a similar situation at some point: the client will not pay, the client is never satisfied with your work yet won’t collaborate to fix it, or you simply realize that you and the client are not meshing. Regardless of when and why you need to fire a client, everyone [...]
Tips for Working with Clients: Approaching the Relationship
Whether you’re looking for design classes, design degree programs, internships or first jobs, it’s important to choose an option that will help you learn clear communication, especially when it comes to designer/client relationships. Knowing how to work with clients should always be part of a successful graphic design education. The following tips can help you [...]
Working for Good: Pro Bono Design, Part II
If you’re interested in doing pro bono graphic design work, it’s important to educate yourself about smart ways to do it. Once you’ve got some guidelines, you can approach your pro bono work with creativity; unless your client specifically requests it, you don’t need to limit yourself to a brochure. Consider these ideas for pro [...]
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