3. Dragging and dropping from Bridge


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3. Dragging and dropping from Bridge

So Adobe Bridge is wonderful when you just want to search for files, you want to see preview thumbnails of them in various folders, but I find that Bridge is really useful when I want to import files. When I am looking for the file that I want to place into InDesign for example or the Illustrator file I want to bring in as a Smart Object to Photoshop. Because for example, let's take a look here I mean InDesign CS4 working on a magazine spread and I want to bring in a few Illustrator pieces of clip art down over here on the right-hand side. So in InDesign we go to File > Place and I will locate my folder full of Illustrator clip art, and isn't this helpful? No matter which view that I switch to the Finder can never show me a preview of an AI file, which is the file type you want to use when you are using InDesign. And neither can Windows.

So instead of just guessing which clip art that I want to bring in, instead I am going to cancel out of here and I'll bring it in from ...

3. Dragging and dropping from Bridge
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3. Dragging and dropping from Bridge provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the Bridge: 10 Things Designers Need to Know

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