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By David Blatner | Thursday, July 03, 2014

Cropping with the Paste Into Command

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InDesign is pretty intuitive, but some features aren’t obvious until you see them in action. Paste Into is one of those.

In this episode of InDesign Secrets, I’ll show you the tricks to getting InDesign to let you paste multiple objects into a frame (hint: it involves grouping) and adjusting or cropping those objects once they’re pasted. Plus, learn how to paste images into shapes—essentially cropping or masking them—using Paste Into, and get a cool trick for centering your graphics automatically with this command.

Paste Into is one of those important but overlooked InDesign features that you’ll soon find dozens of uses for.

Watch the free video to get started! Then check back next week for more InDesign Secrets, where you’ll learn how to justify text vertically—also known as feathering.

 

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