Paste Into


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Paste Into

So if we take a look at the Edit menu, you can see there is several different Paste commands. There is just plain Jane Paste. There is Paste in Place, which does a duplicate right on top of itself. And then there is this other one, Paste Into. Well, what's that about? Let's go find out. So I am going to draw a rectangle graphic frame here, like so, and we will give it a black stroke, let's say. Great! So I can see it. There it is. I want to copy and paste a version of this starburst inside this rectangle and have it be clipped by the rectangle.

So let's pull out a copy, Option+Drag or Alt+Drag, and just kind of position it where I want it. Maybe like that. So I only want to see this portion of the starburst where it's overlapping this graphic. So let's go ahead and select it, and we will cut it, Command+X, Ctrl+X. We are going to select the frame, and then go to Edit>Paste Into, and its got its own keyboard shortcut, Command+ Option+V or Ctrl+Alt+V. You can see th...

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

Subject:
Design
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InDesign
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