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Tip of the Week: Using Frame Fitting Options for Templates

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If you are creating a template with placeholder frames for graphics, be sure to set your desired Frame Fitting Options for each placeholder frame.

InDesign Object Style Options dialog box showing Frame Fitting Options set to Fill Frame Proportionally

That way, when you place images in the placeholder frames, they’ll automatically fit the frame, fill the frame, or whatever.

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Cari Jansen

Cari Jansen is based in Perth, Western Australia and works throughout Australia as a technical writer/editor, print, electronic (EPUB, Kindle, Tablets, Adobe DPS) and eLearning publishing consultant, software trainer, course developer, and public speaker. She's an Adobe Certified Instructor (Adobe Acrobat, Digital Publishing Suite, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), Adobe Certified Expert (Adobe Captivate and Muse) and an Adobe Community Professional and Adobe Training Partner based in Australia. In 2008 she founded the Perth inDesign User Group, which she ran until late 2013. You'll meet Cari at industry events, both as an attendee and speaker, speaking on a range of print and digital publishing technologies and trends. To learn more about Cari, visit her web-site: www.carijansen.com. You can also follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and YouTube
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