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Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications by Claudia McCue

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Placing Graphics

If you were raised on QuarkXPress, you’re accustomed to making a box before importing graphics. PageMaker users making a switch to QuarkXPress were irked by the need to create a box, and QuarkXPress users regarded it as unnatural that PageMaker allowed you to just plop an image in the page. InDesign gives you the best of both worlds: Both PageMaker and QuarkXPress users can work the way they wish. QuarkXPress users are usually most comfortable making a frame first. It’s helpful to know that both the Rectangle Frame tool () and the plain old Rectangle tool () can create shapes that accept graphics as content. (Notice that the Rectangle ...

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