Import graphics InDesign CS6


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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. The basic method for importing an image is to use the Place command which you can find under the File menu. I'll choose Place or you could press Command+D or Ctrl+D on Windows. This shows me a list of all the images or all of the files that I could place right now. I'm looking at the Links folder which is inside the Exercise Folder. I am going to import the Roux Academy logo, which I am going to find at the bottom of that list. Here it is.

It's an ai file, that's in Adobe Illustrator file, which InDesign can import. When I click Open InDesign imports the image and loads the place cursor. Now it's very important to pay attention to the place cursor before you click. This place cursor tells me information about what's about to happen. Right now I see the little twirly spirally icon...

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 CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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