Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Cropping and scaling, part of Learning InDesign (2011).
In this exercise, I am going to show you how to crop and scale imported…images inside InDesign.…I am working in this file called Imported artwork.indd.…It's found inside the exercise_files folder, and we are going to set to work on…this image of this colorimeter set against this LCD screen.…So I'll click on the image with the Selection tool in order to select it and…then just so that we can view the image as it really exists, I'll right-click on…the image, choose Display Performance, and then choose High Quality Display.…That way we can see all the pixels, and the image will look nice and smooth.…
Now, to crop an image, you drag on one of these eight handles that surrounds…the image that appears in either one of the corners or over here on one of the sides.…So I'll go ahead and drag these side handles like so in order to crop away the monitor,…so we're just seeing the screen on the inside, and I'll end up with this effect here.…So, obviously cropping is a pretty easy operation.…Now let's imagine that what you want to do is scale the image--…
- Getting around a document
- Making text frames
- Creating paragraph styles
- Adding bullets and numbers
- Repeating elements with master pages
- Cropping and scaling artwork
- Wrapping text around a graphic
- Preparing a document for print
- Exporting a PDF file
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Setting Up Documents
2. Formatting Text
3. Using Automated Formatting
4. Formatting Pages and Pouring
5. Adding Photographs and Art
6. Combining Type and Graphics
Making a quick logo6m 7s
7. Saving and Printing
Next steps1m 8s
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