How to Resize or Scale Multiple Objects at the Same Time


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Resizing or scaling multiple objects at the same time

Let's talk about resizing or scaling multiple items at the same time. So go ahead and select these three by holding down the Shift key, click, click, click and I get transformation handles for all three objects, but some of you have probably already noticed that if you go ahead and grab the corner handle of one of these objects, that indeed is only going to start resizing that one object, even though the other two of the three are selected. So you'll note that there's no bounding box around all three selected items. So if you want to act on all three, one quick workaround is to simply group them first, so Command+G or Ctrl+G. Now there is a grouped bounding box around all three items here.

But again remember there is still a distinction between scale and resize. So if I just grab a corner handle and start acting and stretching this out, when I let go, you'll see I did a resize, not a scale. You can tell that because look at that image. It did not get bigger with the fram...

Resizing or scaling multiple objects at the same time
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Resizing or scaling multiple objects at the same time provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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