Proportional Place


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Proportional Place

Here's a nice shortcut for when you're placing an image. Let's go to our Place command, Command+D or Ctrl+D, and here's my Links folder and I am going to go ahead and grab, let's do this image, Seasons_03, go ahead and click Open. And most people, when they get a loaded cursor here, a loaded Place cursor, they will go ahead and click, and what that does is that it creates a frame for you, but the default behavior creates the frame the same size as the image that you're placing. Now sometimes it's exactly what you want, because the image is already sized to how you are going to use it on the page, but in other times, it's not what you want at all, because the image might be much larger, because you haven't downsampled it in Photoshop yet, or something like that.

So this leaves you with the task of then resizing that image in InDesign to be the size you want it to be. So, especially for new users, this is a little bit of a thing that you used to right ...

Proportional Place
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Proportional Place 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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