Tutorial: How to reuse content from other spreads in InDesign CS6

Grab, store and repurpose existing content into new layouts

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The new Content Collector tools allow you to easily reuse your content from other spreads. Click on the Content Collector tool to display a blank bin.

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The new Content Collector tools allow you to easily reuse your content from other spreads. Click on the Content Collector tool to display a blank bin.

 

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Simply click on any images, text boxes, tables or other items to add them to the collector. When you have everything, switch to a new, blank layout.

 

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Press B or click on the Content Placer icon and click to drop or drag and hold to size. As each item is used it disappears from the collector.

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