Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video Embedding links, part of InDesign Insider Training: Beyond the Essentials.
You already know that when you place an image in InDesign your document links…to the file on disk.…That way if the image on disk has changed, you can update it in the…InDesign Links panel.…But it turns out that you can also embed images into your InDesign files, so…that there's no link to the file on disk, and that can be useful sometimes.…For example, here in this brochure document from the Exercise folder, I want…to embed this logo.…I know the logo is not going to change anytime soon, and I just want to put…it inside the program, so that I never have to worry about linking to a file on disk.…
To do that, I have to open the Links panel, make sure the image is in good…standing, that is it's not modified or missing, and then I choose Embed from…the Links panel menu.…However in this case, I notice that there are two instances of this image…inside this document.…I don't want to embed one and leave the other one linked, so instead I'm going…to click on the master file, or the parent file, or whatever you want to call it,…
- Setting preferences
- Working with parent and child master pages
- Adding alternate layouts
- Exporting and importing page snippets
- Tracking text changes
- Choosing other languages
- Aligning to a baseline grid
- Applying styles automatically with nested and line styles
- Embedding links
- Turning image layers on and off
- Using the Pathfinder and compound paths
- Power scaling and spacing
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Managing Your Document Window
2. Setting Up InDesign and Your New Document
Customizing InDesign menus3m 31s
3. Layout Techniques
4. Advanced Text and Typography
5. Paragraph and Character Styles
6. Long-Document Text Techniques
7. Advanced Graphic Techniques
Using advanced strokes9m 6s
9. Advanced Layout
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