Aligning objects to a page


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Aligning objects to a page

In the Essential Training title, we looked at how to align one object to another. Now let's go further and look at how you can align things to the page itself. For example, let's say I want to take this group of objects and center it on the page. There is a number of ways to do this, and I will be showing you several, but in this case I am going to start with the simplest first, which is to go the Edit menu and cut it to the clipboard. I will go to the View menu, fit this page in the window, I will go back to the Edit menu and Paste. Whenever you paste an object, it centers it in the middle of the document window and in this case because we fit the page in the window, the page is centered in the window. Then the object is centered in the window and so the object is more or less centered on the page. Now I say more or less because while this is a pretty quick and dirty way to do it, it's sometimes a little bit off, usually less than a point off, but it's a little bit of...

Aligning objects to a page
Video duration: 4m 41s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Aligning objects to a page provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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InDesign
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