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How to group, ungroup & rotate images in Adobe InDesign

Lesson 12 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

How to group, ungroup & rotate images in Adobe InDesign

Lesson 12 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

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12. How to group, ungroup & rotate images in Adobe InDesign

Lessons

Class Trailer

Overview

1

InDesign Tutorial Basics Class Introduction

01:50
2

Exercise files & Projects

02:39
3

What Does Adobe InDesign do?

01:34
4

What are the differences between InDesign and PageMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark?

05:10

PROJECT 1: One page flyer

5

How to change MM to Inches & changing UK to US dictionary in InDesign?

01:39
6

New document in InDesign - what is bleed & slug?

08:08
7

How to create your own RGB & CMYK colors in Adobe InDesign

08:39
8

How do I steal colors from a logo using InDesign?

03:14
9

How to color the background of a page in InDesign?

03:33
10

Importing resizing rotating & flipping images & Logos inside InDesign

07:53
11

How to Import text from Microsoft Word into Adobe InDesign

05:46
12

How to group, ungroup & rotate images in Adobe InDesign

05:12
13

How to make a dotted line, dashed line & borders in InDesign

05:20
14

How best to preview your work in Adobe InDesign

05:16
15

How to make a simple PDF from InDesign

06:43
16

How to save your InDesign file as a JPEG

02:27
17

Why should I use CC Libraries in InDesign?

05:08
18

How to share your InDesign files with others by using package document

04:26
19

Class Exercise 1

03:24
20

Quiz - One Page Flyer

PROJECT 2: Other people's files

21

Ideas, Inspiration & starter templates

04:59
22

Working with other people's InDesign documents, missing images

03:12
23

How to find missing fonts in InDesign?

04:27
24

How to replace images in InDesign?

01:30
25

Opacity, transparency and see through ness in Adobe InDesign

02:29
26

Why is InDesign adding [Converted] and making me 'save as'

01:06
27

What if I can’t find the InDesign file - can I open the PDF?

02:37
28

Quiz - Other people's files

PROJECT 3: Company Newsletter/Brochure

29

Creating a new company newsletter or brochure, what are spreads in InDesign

06:58
30

How to use a Master Page in Adobe InDesign

05:33
31

How do to add automatic page numbering to a InDesign file

04:11
32

Removing a master page & deleting parts off the master page in InDesign

02:30
33

Production Video 1

02:53
34

What is Effective PPI & Image resolution in the InDesign links panel

06:52
35

How to add drop shadows to an image or logo in InDesign

04:20
36

What is TypeKit used for in Adobe InDesign?

08:37
37

How to add the Copyright, Registered & Trademark symbols in InDesign

05:08
38

Where can I find the different versions of letters in InDesign - Ligatures.

03:35
39

How to add placeholder text & lorem ipsum & get a word count in InDesign

03:04
40

Importing Text from Microsoft Word & keeping or removing the formatting

02:58
41

Creating Columns in a text box using Adobe InDesign

01:46
42

How do I justify text & turn off hyphenation in InDesign?

03:59
43

What is the space after & leading in Adobe InDesign?

05:22
44

How to underline text with a full width line in Adobe InDesign?

01:53
45

How do I make a paragraph style in Adobe InDesign?

06:06
46

How do I update a Paragraph Style in Adobe InDesign?

04:28
47

How to use Find & Change to remove double spaces after a period or full stop.

02:37
48

Stealing colours from images, is there a format painter in Adobe InDesign?

03:09
49

InDesign Class Exercise 2 - Magazine Spread

04:22
50

Quiz - Company Newsletter/Brochure

PROJECT 4: Long Business Document

51

How to bring in lots of text into InDesign at once

08:11
52

How do I import paragraph styles from another document

12:45
53

How do I insert completely blank pages in Adobe InDesign

02:03
54

How do I create a gradient in Adobe InDesign

07:20
55

Do I need to use layers in Adobe InDesign

05:27
56

Opacity advanced, mater marks and Transparency Effects in Adobe InDesign

04:24
57

How do I add rounded corners to an image or box in Adobe InDesign?

02:52
58

How to add a large first letter to my text aka Drop Cap

02:16
59

How do I increase the space between letters in Adobe InDesign aka Tracking or Kerning

02:32
60

How do I get text to move around an image or shape using text wrap

03:57
61

Why can’t I put text over anything that has text wrap applied?

03:25
62

How to draw an arrow or triangle or star in Adobe InDesign

06:40
63

How do I put an image inside other shapes like a circle - cropping

02:47
64

What is Adobe Stock

04:17
65

Where can I find free images & icons that I can use for my business

04:23
66

How do I add bullets and numbered lists in Adobe InDesign?

00:51
67

How can I create a table inside Adobe InDesign?

07:10
68

How do I convert tables from Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel into Adobe InDesign

04:26
69

How do I get images to move with the text in Adobe InDesign using anchored objects?

03:22
70

How do I create a Line Break, Column Breaks & Page Breaks in Adobe InDesign?

04:16
71

How do I make an automatic table of contents in Adobe InDesign?

04:46
72

How do you change the tabs in Adobe InDesign?

04:30
73

Can I change the numbering of my pages so 1 starts later in the InDesign file?

03:26
74

Quiz - Long Business Document

PROJECT 5: Conference Name Badge

75

How do I combine Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in InDesign?

09:04
76

CLASS EXERCISE: Create your own business card

01:16
77

Quiz - Conference Name Badge

What next

78

How to create a mockup for your portfolio using InDesign

04:07
79

InDesign cheat sheet & shortcuts

12:45
80

BONUS: Software Updates

40:41
81

What to do after this InDesign tutorial class?

01:07
82

Quiz - What Next

Final Quiz

83

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

How to group, ungroup & rotate images in Adobe InDesign

Hi there in this video, we're going to look at grouping this thing together and rotating it and adding some text and making a perfect circle and all sorts of fun stuff. So let's go and make him in this video. First up, we'll bring in the text, you could obviously just type it, but I'm going to go to the example files. There's a fallen, they're called discount text. Open that up. Okay. Got it. And in design, grab the type box and click hold drag box then it paste. Okay. Remember I'm doing it on the side so that I don't end up messing up these things. So what I want to do is I'm gonna use this little slide bar move across a little bit. And what I want to do is I'm going to select all of this. I'm going to make it paragraph and a man get centered. Okay, I'm gonna use my font that I'm using. Okay, I'm using aerial. Of course you can use anything. Okay, Ariel bold and what size is going to be? We'll have to double check, I've gone for 10 point at the moment. Black Arrow. Okay. So what we wa...

nt to do is draw our circle and then group them together. So drawing a circle, is click and hold down the rectangle tool. Hold hold hold hold hold on that icon until you get to a lips. Okay. And what I'm gonna do is I could click and drag out any old size. Okay, But if I hold down the shift key on your keyboard. So look at your keyboard, it's on the left and the right often. Okay hold it down, click hold and drag out a circle. But while you're holding shift it makes the circle perfect. That is true of the rectangle tool and make it perfect square. Okay, so how big does it need to be? Oh, first of all we'll give it a color and a stroke and then we'll go and play with it. So it needs to be our yellow, it's at the top here. So I've got it selected. Okay, I've got my black arrow, got it selected at the top here. I'm going to use my down the bottom here. It's the yellow. Okay. Green and not yellow. And in terms of the size, what I wanted to be is I've got it pretty close actually. Got it bang on If I say you want to resize it. What was the shortcut you remember? Of course you remember. It's command shift on a Mac and it's control shift on a pc, grab any of these corners. Okay? And you can click and drag it to an appropriate size. Okay? And I'm going to get about that size that looks about good in the corner, I'm going to move it back off. Okay now I'm going to use this type here, stick over the top and we're going to run into our first problem of arranging. Okay, so whoever gets made, the last is on top of our circle was made after the text. So it's on top. So what I'm gonna do is with my black arrow and then click on the background, click on my circle I'm going to right click the circle. If you're on a Mac, like a Macbook pro like me, you might have to use control. Okay? And click it that gives you the right click and let's use a range and let's go to send either backwards or back or work ok. In our case we want backwards. If I send it to the back it'll work goes behind it. But watch what happens when you move it across here. It's back behind this image as well. Okay so what I want to do is I'm gonna undo it, I'm going to right click it and say I want to move it a range and I'm gonna go back would which means this is going to go back one step, okay? And it's going to go behind this one guy you might have to go back would a couple of times to get the balance right. Um I'm going to grab this, does it fit? Not really? So I'm gonna grab this edge here, I'm going to get it so it's on like four lines. I'm grabbing the edge here with my black arrow and does that fit? Kind of Now when you are moving things around it can be a little hard because it tries to want to snap. Okay I've got my keys on my keyboard. Just the arrow keys, you know the cursor keys and just deputy tap until I get it right okay. And I'm going to drag this up. Okay if I want to select these two and align them, I'm going to grab my black arrow. Okay. I'm going to select both of these guys and then at the top here you'll often see it if you can't see it. Okay? There's my little tiny little arrange panel here. There's an official panel though. If you can't see it, it is under the window object and layout and you can turn this panel on. Okay. And what I'll let you do is this one here is sent to the both horizontally. If yours does what mine just did, it's probably not. It's aligning to the whole page. Yours generally by default is aligned to selection. So click these guys, click this vertical one as well if you want to try and align it that way and I'm going to bring you back out here. So what I'd like to do is I want it down a little bit. I want to group them. So I've selected both of them. Okay by dragging a box. Brown both and I'm going to go up to object and go to the one that says group all that means is that I can click off and click back on just one of them and I've got them both selected I can select it and go to object. And um group it as well if I need them apart. Okay. And what I wanted to do is rotate it. Remember remember from an earlier video I want you to grab your black arrow and just outside. Not here. Just to further out. We can rotate. Okay click hold and drag and I'm going to move it down here somewhere. That's probably a bit too out of the rotation. I'm looking for the cool lean thing. Like it's a sticker that got stuck on afterwards but clearly it's not all right. That is how to group things but we also learned how to make perfect circles and we rotated things again. All right let's get on to the next video.

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