Aligning and distributing to selections margins page or spread


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Aligning and distributing to selections margins page or spread

InDesign has a very rich set of features around Align and Distribute. You have got a lot of power there. Fortunately, most of that power is available without actually having to open the Align panel, so it doesn't take up so much screen real estate anymore, and a lot of the functionality is just built into Smart Guides. So if I want to align one object to another object, I can just click and start dragging. As I drag that number 1 object, and it lines up to some meaningful way for the number 2 object. Here their centers are aligned. I can just let go and those two objects are now aligned. So I didn't even need to do anything, just drag things around. However, when you want to align a bunch of objects at the same time, there are quicker ways to do that.

So let's undo that move. I am going to go ahead and make a selection of these four objects just by Drag+Selecting, and now I want these objects to all get aligned, either to their tops or their bottoms, their centers, whatever. By d...

Aligning and distributing to selections margins page or spread
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Aligning and distributing to selections margins page or spread provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design
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InDesign
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