Embedding links


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Embedding links

In the last movie, I talked about how images get linked to files on disk rather than getting embedded in your InDesign file. But it turns out that you actually can embed images into your InDesign files, which can be useful sometimes. For example, I'm going to zoom in on this vector image right there. And let's say I going to be using this logo a number of times in my document. I might want to embed it into my InDesign document if I don't want to pay attention to where it is on disk anymore. Maybe it's just one too many files that I just can't pay attention to.

So I'll go to my Links panel, I'll make sure it's selected in the Links panel menu. And then I'll go to the fly-out menu here and choose Embed Link. It's as simple as that. You can see I now have that little Embed Link icon right next to the File Name. Now, if I give this file to somebody else, they don't have to have that logo on disk anymore. It's inside the InDesign file. If I print i...

Embedding links
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Embedding links 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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