Using Auto-Fit to set images


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Using Auto-Fit to set images

In InDesign CS5 you can still scale an image with the mouse right in the layout just like in earlier versions. So let me review that. If I select this image with the Selection tool and I drag on a handle, just the frame resizes. That's the normal action. Let me put this back. If I hold down the Command or Ctrl key and then drag, the image scales as I drag. If I hold down the Shift key, it scales proportionally along with the frame. All right, so that still works. But check this out; Look at this image.

If I click on this image and then drag a handle without holding down any modifier key, the image scales automatically. No matter how I twist and turn the frame, the image is scaling proportionally. Now how is that working? It's because of a new fitting option called Auto-Fit and you might have noticed that it's turned on here for this image in the Control panel. So we have some new widgets in the Control panel for fitting and for turning Auto-Fit on and off. Now this image was...

Using Auto-Fit to set images
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Using Auto-Fit to set images provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the InDesign CS5 New Features

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