Placing multiple text files


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Placing multiple text files

Thus far, when I've placed a text file, I've just placed a single text file, but we have the option of placing multiple text files at the same time. We can do this either through the Place command, or we can do it through Bridge. So if we're doing it through the Place command, I'm going to press Command+D or Control+D and we get to this folder, where I have these three stories. Hold down the Shift key, select all of them. If I want to make in non-contiguous selection, I'd hold down the Command or Control key, then click Open, and you can see that I now have on my type cursor three stories.

It tells me in parentheses the number of stories, and if I wish, I can cycle through those. If I'm not ready to place this first story, I can press my cursor arrow, my right arrow, or my down arrow, and we'll cycle through to the next story. If I'd like to clear my cursor, then I just my Escape key. I'm now down to two stories, Escape again, down to one, and a third ...

Placing multiple text files
Video duration: 3m 50s 9h 7m Intermediate Updated Nov 12, 2014

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Placing multiple text files provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the InDesign Typography (2012)

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Design
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InDesign
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