How to Resize and Scale Multiple Objects Without Grouping


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Resizing or scaling multiple objects without grouping

There is another method for resizing or scaling multiple items that doesn't require you to group them first, and that's to use the Control panel. So let's go ahead and select these three items by drag placing. I have got them all three selected here and you have got a bunch of different options here. If you look at the Control panel, you've got your resize widgets, Width and Height, and you've got your scale widgets. Now by default scale is meant to scale proportionally. So there is a little link Lock icon there. So if you change one dimension, the other one is going to change proportionally. Scale works that way. Resize on the other hand is, I believe, turned off by default.

So that's the broken link, meaning you can go ahead and do non-proportional. Now, because the height of all four of these objects is the same, so it's 4 picas there. So with the constrain turned off and the height being the same, if I typed in 6 picas and hit Return or Enter, all three get...

Resizing or scaling multiple objects without grouping
Video duration: 3m 56s 6h 28m Intermediate

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Resizing or scaling multiple objects without grouping 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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