Nest objects InDesign CS6


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Nesting objects

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 actually put any object inside of a frame? In fact, you can put a whole frame inside another frame. This concept is called nesting, and it turns out to be crucially important for a wide range of effects. Let me show you an example. I'll select this text frame inside this exercise file, and I'm going to cut it to the clipboard. Now I'm going to select this circle that has text on it, and I'm going to go back to the Edit menu, and I won't choose Paste; I'm going to choose Paste Into.

Paste Into is the main trick for nesting one object into another. You'll see that I now have a text frame inside of this circular frame. If I want to select that frame inside the other frame, the easiest way to do it is to go to control panel, and select the Select content button; that&#...

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 CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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