Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharing artwork with CC Libraries, part of InDesign Insider Training: Working with Photoshop and Illustrator.
- We've been looking at various ways to get Illustrator…and Photoshop artwork into InDesign…through placing or pasting.…But there's another way that makes…a lot of sense if you're working with CC,…that's the Adobe Creative Cloud,…and especially if you work with a team of people,…or if you need access to your graphics…even if you often move from one computer to another.…That's called CC Library.…Here in InDesign you can find it…over here in the dock or you can…go to the Window menu and choose CC libraries.…
Now, I should point out that InDesign has…two different things called library.…There's the CC library thing and then…there's the kind of library that you get…when you go to the File menu, choose New,…and then choose Library.…This one here in the New menu,…is what we call a legacy library…because that's what InDesign has had forever.…But these legacy libraries only work in InDesign.…They don't have anything to do…with Photoshop or Illustrator.…But here, this CC library does work across applications.…
Because I'm logged in to the Adobe Creative Cloud,…
Here David Blatner, cohost of InDesign Secrets.com, goes over placing images from Illustrator and Photoshop, copying and pasting InDesign artwork, managing color and transparency, and dealing with linked images, vectors, layers, and more. By the end of the course, you should be able to move seamlessly between the three tools, getting the results you want and without losing formatting, sharpness, or quality.
- Placing Photoshop and Illustrator artwork in InDesign
- Copying InDesign artwork into Photoshop and Illustrator
- Sharing color swatches
- Managing transparency in linked artwork
- Keeping Photoshop text and vectors sharp
- Converting images to CMYK