Frame to Content & Content to Frame

Since everything in InDesign either is a frame or is in one, we should be efficient when alternating between editing a frame and editing its content.

Text Frames

A reliable, if slow, method is to simply switch between the Type tool and the Selection tool in the Tools panel. It is far quicker, however, to double-click in a text frame with the Selection tool—the tool will change automatically and the text cursor will blink at the point of the double-click.

To return to editing the container, or as I prefer to phrase it, to “get out” again, tap the esc key. Get it? “Get out” = “escape!” In fact, we’ll see ...

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