Hidden Alien in InDesign

You never know when a hidden alien is going to appear. Software developers love to hide “Easter eggs” in their coding. As designers, we love it, too. Quark has the big alien when you hit specific keys, and InDesign also has an alien. Finding the InDesign alien on accident would be odd, however.

To see the InDesign alien, you must do the following:

  • Create a document
  • Select “File –> Print
  • Create a printing preset (options aren’t important)
  • Save the printing preset by the name: Friendly Alien
  • Click on the print preview box once
  • Watch the alien appear

Check out the video.

Isn’t it great? We love our software Easter eggs.