Chapter 62. Think Outside the Box: InDesign and Graphic File Formats

Because you may be creating documents for different purposes, and because your artwork may be coming from a variety of sources, InDesign allows you to import 14 different graphic file formats. Except for a couple of little-used formats (like PhotoCD), anything QuarkXPress can import, InDesign can, too. However, InDesign lets you import two file formats that XPress does not: native Photoshop (.PSD) and Illustrator (.AI) files.

Importing Native File Formats

The ability to import Photoshop and Illustrator files (native files) without having to first save into flattened .EPS, .JPG, or .TIFF formats can significantly speed the creative process, as you can link in InDesign directly to ...

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