Stacking objects


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Stacking objects

Every object on your page is in a stack. Now for the more technically minded among you, this is also called the object's Z-order. For example every object has an X and a Y-coordinate on the page and also a Z-order, which describes which object is on top of which. For example, you can see this easily if we zoom in on the top part of this page. You can see that the word hansel & petal are both on top of this green ampersand. I'm going to press W to go into Preview Mode and that'll hide all those frame edges. That's a lot easier to see.

You can really see the order of these different objects now. InDesign offers a number of options for changing that stacking order. For example, I'll select that green ampersand there and I'll go to the Object menu and choose from the Arrange submenu. There are four options here, Bring to Front, Bring Forward, Send Backward and Send to Back. Let's start with the first, Bring to Front. You can see that it came all the way to the ...

Stacking objects
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Stacking 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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