464 readers Advertise here with BSAThis article is the second part of the Getting To Grips With InDesign Series. We will be covering the following topics: Creating, editing and resizing text frames. Creating and editing graphic frames. Placing graphics into an existing frame. Resizing frames. Converting graphic frames into text frames. Converting shapes. Working with frames and the Pathfinder Tool. Wrapping text around a graphic. Aligning
3940 readersPosted in InDesignWhen you have a large image placed inside a small Adobe InDesign Frame an you want to resize the frame to show the entire image, there's no reason to do it manually. As with so many of InDesign's features, there's a handy shortcut to do the job for you. Related posts: Quick text frame linking
10736 readersThis is a story about scaling and sizing objects… InDesign CS5 introduced the ability to resize and scale multiple selected objects using the selection tool and the shift or Cmd+shift (Mac) or ctrl+Shift (PC) keys.
7383 readersPosted in InDesignThere's no need to expand a text frame in your InDesign document to see the overset text. Here's a quick way to view the overset text, and edit it if you wish. Related posts: How to balance text in multiple columns in your InDesign document InDesign text frame options keyboard shortcuts Stop InDesign from converting graphic frames
11538 readersBadia Software’s BigPicture ($99) is an XTension for QuarkXPress 9/8/7/6/5/4 or a plug-in for InDesign CS5/4/3 that lists all the pictures in a project, and shows all the vital information about them (color model, format, file size, effective resolution, compression, scaling, angle, date modified, fonts, colors, etc.). In addition, BigPicture can select all the pictures
1115 readersAjar Productions has produced a free extension for Flash that combines multiple selected text frames into one text frame for easier editing. This extension will definitely be of interest to InDesign CS4 users who plan to migrate layouts from InDesign into Flash via InDesign’s XFL export feature. Text frames from InDesign will usually get converted
8861 readers InGutter 2.0 for InDesign CS4/CS5/CS6 is a free script that gives you a functionality that is sorely lacking in InDesign: it allows you to easily create and manage vertical rules within multi-columns text frames (see image above). Related posts: Stop InDesign from converting graphic frames to text frames Spanning your InDesign headline across multiple columns of text How to
13309 readersWhen you're scaling objects in Adobe InDesign that contain a stroke, you may have been frustrated by the fact that the stroke scales with it - or maybe you wish it did. Here's the solution. Related posts:Easily check the scaling of an image in your InDesign layout Remove stroke or fill from your Adobe InDesign object with
452 readersRotating, skewing, resizing. These are common tasks. When you must transform multiple objects the same way, say, scaling a page of image frames up to specific X and Y dimensions, it can be tedious...
4696 readersAdobe InDesign CS6 allows you to have text frames auto-size to fit the text you're typing or placing into them. This can be a real time-saver, and it's easy to set. Related posts: Quick text frame linking in InDesign InDesign text frame options keyboard shortcuts Viewing overset text in your InDesign document
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