How to Add or Replace Graphics


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Adding or replacing graphics

It's easy to get graphics into InDesign, and you may be tempted to copy them out of one program and paste them in here. But don't do it. Resist the urge. Instead, you want to place them, that is go to the File menu and choose Place. When you choose Place InDesign gives you a list of all the different files that you can place inside this document. In this case, I'm going to place the logo file, this .AI or Adobe Illustrator file, and when I click Open, InDesign loads that graphic up into the Place cursor sometimes called the Place Gun.

The Place cursor let's me insert or place this graphic inside of a frame that I already have, or it will create a frame for me. But it's important to pay attention to the Place cursor icon. In this case, you'll see that the icon has a sharp edge on it, and that means it's going to create a new frame. If I move on top of this empty graphic frame on the right side of the page, you'll notice that the cursor changes slightly to rou...

Adding or replacing graphics
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Adding or replacing graphics provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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