Pasting in the center of the page or spread


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Pasting in the center of the page or spread

Here's one of my favorite Power Shortcuts, and it actually has nothing to do with InDesign. Pretty much every application works this way. When you paste something, it pastes, by default, to the center of your screen. So you can use that information if you want something to end up in the middle of your page. So for instance, I have got this starburst here. I am going to zoom up on it. Command+Plus, Ctrl+Plus, and I have zoomed up here. That is now zoomed up in the middle of my screen. That starburst is right in the middle of my screen. I am going to cut it, Command+X or Ctrl+X, to my clipboard here. It's off the page.

When I paste it, I want it to paste in the middle of my page. So all I have to do is make sure that the page itself is in the center of the screen. Well, we just happen to have a keyboard shortcut for that. That's Command+0, Ctrl+0. That has now centered that page to fit inside the window. So now if I do a paste, Command+V or Ctrl+V for paste, that starburst h...

Pasting in the center of the page or spread
Video duration: 1m 13s 6h 28m Intermediate

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Pasting in the center of the page or spread 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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