Chapter 28. Importing Graphics

You can import graphics into your InDesign documents in very similar ways that you work in QuarkXPress or PageMaker, but InDesign also offers some new ways for you to be more creative and efficient when building your pages. For instance, it supports more flexible ways of creating graphic frames and a wider range of import options.

Placing Graphics

As in XPress or PageMaker, you can build placeholder frames on your page and import graphics into these frames. In QuarkXPress, you would use the Get Picture command to import a graphic. Instead, InDesign borrows from PageMaker: To select an image, choose Place from the File menu (or press Command-D/Ctrl-D).

As we discuss in Chapter 6, any frame may contain any content—you ...

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