Photoshop and InDesign: So Happy Together
This story is taken from "InDesign Magazine," Issue 6
If you're in the habit of saving closely related variations of a Photoshop file as multiple files, you may not realize how much more efficient you could be if you instead used Photoshop's layer comps. Now that InDesign CS 2 fully supports layer comps, ignoring these capabilities is like throwing away money.
The ability to turn layers and layer comps on and off? in placed images makes working with multiple, closely related designs a breeze. During and after design, it can ease the headaches of preflight, asset management, and digital delivery by slashing the number of image files.
A little layer wizardry makes the layout and graphics of this five-language advertisement a snap to design, manage, and modify.
Follow along as author Pariah Burke makes the most of layer comps to create a multilingual ad for REV Creativity Drink. While the brand is fictitious, the tips you'll take away are all real.
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