107 Creating a shredded-document effect


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107 Creating a shredded-document effect

Hi. I'm Mike Rankin, and welcome to InDesign FX. In this movie, we'll see how to create the look of an image or a page of text, having been put through a paper shredder. Let's begin by selecting this image of a Top Secret document, with the selection tool. Next, I'll open the scripts panel, by choosing Window > Utilities > Scripts. And in the scripts panel, I'll locate a script called make grid. It's in the Application folder > Samples > JavaScript, and I'll scroll down until I find this one, Make Grid.

I'll double click the script to run it. And in the Script dialogue box, I'll choose just one row, 30 columns, and the Row Gutter doesn't matter, since there won't be a Gutter with just one row. And the Column Gutter will be small just one point. And this is going to be the gap in-between the shreds. And I'll be sure to select this last option, Delete Original Object. And click OK. And now, instead of one image in one frame, I have 30 narrow frame...

107 Creating a shredded-document effect
Video duration: 4m 12s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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107 Creating a shredded-document effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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