Aligning selections to a key object


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Aligning selections to a key object

Little production helpers like aligning. Here is something that InDesign users have been wanting ever since they saw their Illustrator colleagues use it, about a bazillion versions ago. It's called Align to Key Object, and if you are not familiar with this phrase, let me show you what I mean. Now, because of the resolution of the video, I can't see the Align icons in the Control panel, which is what I would normally use. So I am going to have to open up the actual Align panel, which is under Object & Layout > Align. Let's say that I want to align these guys all vertically.

So I am going to select these four squares. And you can see from the selection rectangle encompassing them that if I use the default, which is Align to the Selection, and let's say that I want them all right-aligned, so I'll come over here and click Align the right edges, they are going to be aligned there. I am going to undo, because that's not where I want them aligned. Let's say fo...

Aligning selections to a key object
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Aligning selections to a key object provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the InDesign CS6 New Features

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