Learn how to place assets into an InDesign layout.
- [Instructor] In this movie, we're going to place…some graphics into our document.…We're going to do two or three different placings.…We're going to place some background images,…then we're going to place some images…that we'll be moving around in just a little while.…So to place a file, if you've got…a frame ready to accept it, or not,…because it doesn't matter, anytime,…we'll draw a frame around it anyway.…So I tend, unless I've wire framed not to,…we just use the Place command,…which is in the File menu, but Command + D,…for drop something here, is the way that I remember it.…
So what I'm going to do first of all,…in the exercise files for chapter seven,…is I'm going to add the cover image,…which is just here, 07_04.psd.…I don't need the import options on, or anything else.…I'll just hit Open, just there like so,…and that comes in, loaded into the placing cursor.…Now because this is going to bleed off…of the edges of the pages and be trimmed away,…what we need to do this time is…to go up to the top corner of the bleed, like so,…
- The creative process
- Layout and composition
- Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
- Drawing logos in Illustrator
- Designing graphics and documents in InDesign
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