How To Link Page Items In Indesign Cs6


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Linking page items

Linked page items are a great help when you're designing multiple versions of a layout. They allow you to take anything on the page and reuse exactly as is, or you can define certain attributes to be independent of the original. So let's take a look at linked page items. I'll select the photo on the left and I'll choose Edit > Place and Link. This opens up the Content Conveyor, and you can see that Create Link is selected and grayed out, and I'm also switched to my Content Placer tool. In the Conveyor, I'm going to select Place multiple and keep in conveyor.

That way I can keep placing these items a few times and show the different options that I have. I'll go to my other document and first of all, I can just click to place the item exactly as it was in the original. Or I can click and drag to scale it as I place it. I'll make a really big copy here. I can also drag and hold Shift to crop the image differently. Now let's test these links. I'll swi...

Linking page items
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Linking page items provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign CS6: Interactive Documents

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