Scaling objects


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Scaling objects

It's a golden law of page layout. Nothing is ever the size you needed to be on your page. But fortunately there are number of ways to scale graphics, text and other page items in InDesign. Let's look at a couple of them. Let's say I want to scale this image larger. I'll select it with my selection tool and then I'll go grab my Scale tool, which is hiding underneath the Free Transform tool in the Tool panel right there. Now it is little hard to see but there is a tiny little crosshair in the upper left corner of this image frame.

That's there because in the Control panel the upper left corner node is selected in the reference point. That means when I scale it's going to scale from that point. If I want to scale from the lower right corner, I'll simply select on that and the crosshair moves down here. Now I can click and drag away from that point to scale it. Of course that scales it disproportionally so that's not very useful. Let me undo that, Command+Z or...

Scaling objects
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Scaling objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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