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InDesign - Anchoring object to text

When laying out your page, occasionally you may come across the need to make sure another box (image or text) needs to be placed near a specific piece of text, and that it tracks that text. This means that when the text moves, the other box moves with it.

Placing one InDesign document into another

One incredibly useful, but often overlooked, feature in InDesign is the ability to place one InDesign document into another as an Image Link. Go to File>Place... and you’ll see in the file browser that InDesign files can be selected indicating they can be imported/placed within a layout.

Warping Vector Smart Objects – Illustrator Transform

Here’s a quick tip for unlocking all the Transform functions when working with Vector Smart Objects.

In the example below I have two versions of a logo placed as Smart Object Layers – the top one is Vector-based and contains an Illustrator file, the bottom one is a standard Raster-based Photoshop layer that has been converted to a Smart Object.