Transform and create a copy


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Transform and create a copy

Here is a fun thing you can do to impress your other InDesign user friends. You can make copies while you do transformations. So I am going to go ahead and get rid of these objects over here just for the moment, and delete them. I am going to move this orange rectangle. I want to move it down, but I don't actually want to move this one down. I want to move a copy of this one down. So let's go take a look in the Control panel and see what we can do about this. I am going to move it from a certain reference point, so I want there to be a certain amount of space between this object and the object I am going to create.

So I am going to target the bottom right-hand or bottom middle handle here. The Height of this object is 4 picas. So I want a duplicate of this to be say 3 picas away. So four plus three is seven, I want there to be plus seven. So I am going to type in the plus key and 7 in my Y field here. Now, if I were to press Return, I will go ahead and do that. That's not wha...

Transform and create a copy
Video duration: 2m 15s 6h 28m Intermediate

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Transform and create a copy 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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