Editing graphics in their original app


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Editing graphics in their original app

What happens after you put an image on your page and then realize you need to edit that image somehow? For example, I'm looking at this snowboarder, and I am thinking, he just kind of looks wrong. I want to do some image editing on him. I'd like to do that in Photoshop. Now, I could go to disk, find that image, open it in Photoshop and edit it and so on. But because I am looking at it here in InDesign, it's far easier to use a feature called Edit Original. Edit Original lives in several places inside InDesign. For example, I can select that image, go to the Edit menu and choose Edit Original.

I am not going to do that quite yet, because I want to point out the other places that it lives. The natural place to find Edit Original, of course, is the Links panel. So I'll open the Links panel and we can see that the Edit Original has its own button. It's this little pencil shaped thing down to the lower right corner of the panel. Edit Original lives here, and of course one mo...

Editing graphics in their original app
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Editing graphics in their original app provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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