Integrating InDesign and Illustrator


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Integrating InDesign and Illustrator

In the last movie I mentioned how you can create all kinds of cool effects InDesign without ever having to use another program, but the truth is that sometimes it really is better to use a different program for some effects. The good news is that InDesign plays well with its Creative Suite friends. For example, sometimes I need to accomplish a tricky effect, but maintain my vector lines. That's when I pull out my favorite vector program, Adobe Illustrator. I am going to apply an interesting effect to this number five red logo. Currently it's grouped, so I will go to the Object menu and ungroup it and select just that red logo with a number five in it and I am going to copy it out, switch over to Illustrator, create a new document and paste it in here.

The fact that you can copy and paste objects between Illustrator and InDesign means that you can create all kinds of really interesting effects. In this case while that object that I pasted is selected, I will go to the Effect men...

Integrating InDesign and Illustrator
Video duration: 4m 59s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Integrating InDesign and Illustrator provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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InDesign
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