Copy and pasting graphics Print Production


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Copying and pasting graphics

Sometimes software lets you do things that it really shouldn't let you do. For example, while it's easy to copy and paste from Photoshop into InDesign, it's not really a good idea, and I'm going to show you why. You can also copy/paste from Illustrator into InDesign, and there are actually times when that's kind of handy and it's not a bad idea. Let's take a look at copying and pasting from Photoshop. I have this nice image of the girl. She is separated from her background because I used a layer mask. You can see when I Shift-click on the mask thumbnail that the background is still there.

So I've selected the Layer; selected All. I'm going to go Edit > Copy and copy her to the clipboard. Now when I switch to InDesign and I paste, I don't get any sort of error message from InDesign, but immediately you can see that there's a bit of a problem. It didn't honor the layers mask. And if I go into the Links panel, you can see that it didn't ...

Copying and pasting graphics
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Copying and pasting graphics provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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