Turning image layers on and off


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Turning image layers on and off

Not only can InDesign read the transparency in your images, it can even see the layers inside your files too. That means you can actually turn on and off layers in your files from within InDesign without ever going back to Photoshop or Illustrator. It's very cool. Here is how it works. In this file I have a very large image that takes up the entire background. I am going to select it and right click on it, choose Edit Original, and see what this looks in Photoshop. Here it is in Photoshop, and you can see in the Layers panel that I've a number of layers.

I've got five different layers in this file, including a Title that has some effects on it, like a Drop Shadow. I have a hidden layer, which is this image with a bit of a glow around. I leave that hidden. I have got a ghosted back box, it's kind of white ghostly looking thing. And I have two different backgrounds. A background and an alternate background. So I have set up this file with all of these different layers in them....

Turning image layers on and off
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Turning image layers on and off 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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