Multi-File Place


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Multi-File Place

It turns out in InDesign you can place more than one image at the same time. You don't have to just keep doing one, and then placing on the page, and then doing File > Place again, choosing another file, and repeating all that process for the entire document. You can actually load up your cursor with multiple files. So let's do that. Command+D, Ctrl+D on Windows, and let's grab more than one image and I will just Shift-click on the first one, Shift- click on the last one. That will select everything in between. Go ahead and click Open and what happens is after a brief pause, InDesign loads all four of those images into your place gun cursor.

Many people don't realize that you can actually cycle through the images in your place gun by using your right and left arrow keys. So if I hit the right arrow key, it jumps to the next image in the queue. So I can just keep hitting the arrow key to cycle through and eventually it will loop back around. Of course you can go the other...

Multi-File Place
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Multi-File Place provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design
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InDesign
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