Group and Lock objects InDesign CS6


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Grouping and locking objects

When you have two or more Objects that need to stay together on your page, consider grouping them. For example, I am going to zoom in on this page, this flyer document from my exercise folder, and I see that I have two different frames here: this frame, and this frame; this one has text on a path. I don't want one to move without the other, so I am going to select one, and then Shift+Click on the other. They are both selected, and now I'm going to go to the Object menu, and choose Group, or press Command+G or Control+G. You can always tell a group on your page, because it has a dashed line; dashed lines mean these are a group, and if I drag one of those objects, the other object moves too. They always move together.

In fact, InDesign treats this group as a single object. Grouping is great, but it does come with one limitation that you should know about. All the objects in a group have to be on the same layer. If they're not on the same layer, grouping them will put them on the...

Grouping and locking objects
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Grouping and locking objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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