How to Place Multipage AI and PDF Files in InDesign


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Placing multipage AI and PDF files

All right, we are looking at an Illustrator file inside Illustrator CS4. This is a document that has multiple artboards in it. Illustrator calls its pages artboards and you can see I've got several of them here. What I want to do is place this file in InDesign, but choose which artboard I want to bring in to the InDesign document. Or maybe I want to bring all of them in or whatever. Right now, let's go take a look at what happens by default though. So let's jump back over to InDesign and we'll use our trusty Place command, Command+D or Ctrl+D, and navigate to our file.

There it is, Multiple_Artboards.AI. I am going to go ahead and click the Open button and that brings it in. This is the default experience though. I just get the one page, meaning the first artboard in the Illustrator file. I can go ahead, of course, and drag to place that and it brings it in. It looks beautiful. Wonderful, but where are those other artboards? So let's go ahead and delete that. You've go...

Placing multipage AI and PDF files
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Placing multipage AI and PDF files provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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InDesign
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