Working with the Selection tool


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Working with the Selection tool

No matter what kind of documents you work on in InDesign, one of the first things you're going to find that's completely new to you in CS5 is what happens with the Selection tool and all the cool new features that are involved. Like for example here I am just looking at a normal spread, nothing is selected, right? I have my Selection tool, and as I start moving over the layout, different things start flashing at me. This is all new. One thing that's flashing is called frame edge highlighting. So as you go over a group, I'm not dragging or clicking. I'm just hovering.

As I go over a group, you can see the edge of the group highlighted. As I go over a frame, it's kind of subtle, but can you see that blue change. As I go over a text frame, that highlights. So different groups highlight and it shows you the color of the layer that they are on. And this frame that's highlighting, it's just a way for you to understand what's happening with that complex la...

Working with the Selection tool
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Working with the Selection tool 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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Design
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InDesign
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