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Smart Objectives: Creating Flexible Artwork for Use in Adobe CS3

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Fast, fun and flexible. That’s the best way to create your artwork. By using Smart Objects and native Photoshop documents placed into InDesign CS3, you’ll earn significant increases in speed and creativity. Adobe Ambassador Mike McHugh shows you how.

6. Use Edit Original in InDesign to jump back to Photoshop.

To look at the Links panel, select Window > Links. Your placed artwork will now show up in this panel. If you changed the object's layer visibility in step 5, a red eye icon shows next to the link (you can see it in Figure 5).

At the base of the Layers panel is a small Pencil icon (Figure 6). This is the Edit Original button; when clicked, it will launch the selected file back into Photoshop for editing. You can also hold down your Option or Alt key and double-click any images, and that will launch those files back into the original editing tool.

Figure 6

Figure 6 Use the Edit Original function in InDesign to jump back to Photoshop and edit your artwork.

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