Nesting objects


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Nesting objects

Okay, here's a wacky concept that you have to get into your head before you really become an InDesign expert. You know that text and graphics both go inside frames, right? But did you know that you can put any object instead of a frame? In fact, you can put a whole frame inside of another frame. This concept is called nesting and it turns out to be crucially important. For example, I'm going to make a new frame down on the left side of this page here. Just draw out a frame here and I want to put this picture in the upper right corner, down into that frame.

Okay, to grab that picture, I know I need the Selection tool, so I'll press V for the Selection tool. Now, I can either double-click on the image itself or I can click on the content grabber. Either way, the image is selected, not the frame. Now, this is important to keep in mind. There's two different things, the image and the frame. Those are two separate objects. So to cut the picture out, I first select the image its...

Nesting objects
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Nesting objects 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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