Collecting, conveying, and Place content InDesign CS6


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Collecting, conveying, and placing content

As you're working, you'll often find that you need the same content in more than one place. You know you can copy and paste it, but sometimes that's clunky and slow, especially if you need to grab a bunch of frames from one document, and lay them out differently in another document. That's where the content collector shines. I have my brochure document open right now, and I want to grab some of this content, and lay it out slightly differently in a new document over here; this letter-size flyer. To do that, I am going to go back to my brochure, and choose the Content Collector tool. That's the fifth tool over here in the Tool panel, and when you click on it, or press the letter B to select it, up comes the content conveyor at the bottom of the screen.

This big gray box is where all the objects are going to be stored temporarily, so that I can place them in the other document. Now, there is technically two tools involved here: the Content Collector, which is down here, an...

Collecting, conveying, and placing content
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Collecting, conveying, and placing content provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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