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lsu480
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Downtown Scottsdale
Member since Oct 2007
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Indesign Question

Is there a reason that you shouldn't delete the source images you placed into an InDesign document? Better yet, does it really matter if you have all of those red question marks? TIA!


aaronb023
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TeamBunt CEO
Member since Feb 2005
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re: Indesign Question
you are using the place command? you can delete them if you want but you don't get the benefits of it being a smart object because you cant go back and edit the source anymore. I guess that was what you were asking?


lsu480
LSU Fan
Downtown Scottsdale
Member since Oct 2007
82422 posts

re: Indesign Question
Thats what I needed to know, thanks! My wife just started a new job and she is new to indesign and photoshop which is why I have been asking all of these questions lately for her, I really appreciate everyones help! I just posted another "project" in the other thread I started if you feel especially generous today. Thanks again!


RonFNSwanson
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
University of LSU
Member since Mar 2012
16146 posts

re: Indesign Question
how the hell did she get a design job if she doesn't know what she's doing?


lsu480
LSU Fan
Downtown Scottsdale
Member since Oct 2007
82422 posts

re: Indesign Question
It's not a design job, it's a marketing job, but they fired the girl who did design since my wife can do most of the stuff they need done, she can do basic photoshop and indesign and that is 99% of what they need. If she asks for anything else I am just gonna throw some $ in a PayPal account and pay one of you guys per job for her until she figures it out since I hate asking for free work.


InVolNerable
Tennessee Fan
Member since Jan 2012
9570 posts

re: Indesign Question
I'll take $8 for removing the signs from the building.


lsu480
LSU Fan
Downtown Scottsdale
Member since Oct 2007
82422 posts

re: Indesign Question
Done. LSU480@gmail.com


InVolNerable
Tennessee Fan
Member since Jan 2012
9570 posts

re: Indesign Question
I was joking. Don't worry about it.
This post was edited on 3/26 at 8:23 pm


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RonFNSwanson
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
University of LSU
Member since Mar 2012
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re: Indesign Question
Well in that case, I would be happy to help whatever you need. I am a graphic design student looking to build my portfolio.


lsu480
LSU Fan
Downtown Scottsdale
Member since Oct 2007
82422 posts

re: Indesign Question
Send me your email as well then, I always need banner designers and sometimes mine arent available right when I need them so I will keep your info.


ninthward
LSU Fan
Verdi,NV
Member since May 2007
6319 posts

re: Indesign Question
there is a links panel in Indd and you can always check that to see where the files are linked, if they are linked etc.


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idlewatcher
LSU Fan
Houston
Member since Jan 2012
11606 posts

re: Indesign Question
InDesign is VERY similar to that of MS Publisher - very simple to use with tons more options obviously. I designed and assembled our company brochure on it - the toughest part was deciding which type of PDF to export it to b/c there are several options and unless you are familiar with each, you have to research each one.

She'll be just fine. Check into Lynda's tutorials on *cough* some torrent site. I was already very familiar with PS so ID was quite easy to transition to. Good luck


lsu480
LSU Fan
Downtown Scottsdale
Member since Oct 2007
82422 posts

re: Indesign Question
I am downloading them for her now. Thanks for the advice!


idlewatcher
LSU Fan
Houston
Member since Jan 2012
11606 posts

re: Indesign Question
No prob man. Let me know how it works out and if you have a problem, let me know and I'll give you a hand.


lsu480
LSU Fan
Downtown Scottsdale
Member since Oct 2007
82422 posts

re: Indesign Question
Thanks! I really appreciate it!


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