Introduction: How to Place an Image in Adobe Indesign
These instructions are great for Adobe Indesign beginners. Adobe Suites terminology is unique in comparison to similar design software, so hopefully a quick overview can guide individuals to successfully place (or import) an image into Indesign.
Step 1: Click on "File," Located on the Top Left and Go Down and Click on "Place."
Step 2: A New Window Will Pop Up in the Center of the Screen. Select Your Image, and Then Click "Open."
Note: After completing this step, your cursor should now be replaced by a smaller, and fainter version of your selected image.
Step 3: Next, Move Your Cursor to Where You Want the Top Left Corner of Your Image to Be Located, and Drag It Down Towards the Bottom Right of the Screen.
Note: Consider the placement and size of your image during this step (3).
Step 4: If Steps 1-3 Are Done Correctly, Your Selected Image Should Now Appear on Your Document.
Note: If your image looks fuzzy, consider using "Shift+W" to see your image overview. The pixels should be as crisp as they were when you saved them. If not, consider re-sizing your image or placing a larger version.
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