Stacking objects InDesign CS6


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Stacking objects

Every object on your page is in a stack. It's like each object is a separate piece of paper on your Desktop, and you can move them above and below each other. For the more technically minded among you, this is also called the object's Z-order. For example, each object has an X and Y coordinate on the page, and also a Z-Order, which describes which object is on top of which. I'm going to talk about how layers help you organize your objects in the next movie, but for now, let's just focus on how objects stack up on the one layer that every document has: layer 1.

Here in this brochure document from the exercise folder, I'm going to select this photograph in the upper right corner, and I want to change its stacking order. To do that, I go to the Object menu, and choose Arrange. Inside the Arrange submenu, I have several options, including Bring to Front, or Bring Forward. Because these last two options -- Send Backward, and Send to Back -- are grayed out, I know that this ...

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 CS6 Essential Training

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