Importing graphics


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Importing graphics

It's time to start talking about using pictures in InDesign. Let's start at the beginning. How to get our images on to our InDesign page? Fortunately, InDesign makes it really easy. I'll go to the File menu, choose Place or press Command+D or Ctrl+D on Windows and up comes the Place dialog box. I'm looking at the Links folder in my Exercise Files folder and I'm going to scroll down until I find the image called girl and boy. Now click Open and it loads it into the Place cursor. You can even see a little thumbnail of that image and it lets me do a number of things with the Place cursor.

I could simply click and it would build a frame and place the image into it, and you can tell that this is actually a huge, huge image. So that's not what I want to do. I'm going to press Command+Z or Ctrt+Z on Windows to undo that, which reloads the Place cursor and lets me do something different with it. I could click-and-drag out an area, and notice that as I'm dragging, the...

Importing graphics
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Importing graphics 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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