How to resize an Image in Adobe Indesign

Adobe InDesign is one of my favorite software because it allows me to create beautiful ebooks, web templates, magazines, and brochures. There are lots of professional things which we can apply to our content in this software. Some beginners have this question in their mind that how to resize an Image in the Adobe Indesign. So here today let me show you the simple way that can be used to resize the image in InDesign.

Resize an Image in Adobe Indesign

First of all, you have to open the image in the software. To open the image you can use place option which you can find under the file option in the menu or you can use Ctrl + D keyboard shortcut key for this purpose.

adobe indesign place option

Now I have placed an image and it’s appearing in my Adobe Indesign software like this.

transform control adobe indesign

So there is a transform control that we can see at the borders of the image. So just move your mouse cursor on any anchor point of this transform control and then change the image size. Now the image is like this

resize an image

Now you can see that the frame size has been decreased but the full or complete image is not appearing in the frame. So for this select this frame then in the options at the top, just after the Adobe stock search box there are five options.

object fitting options adobe indesign

these options are

  • Fill frame proportionally
  • Fit content proportionally
  • Fit content to frame
  • Fit frame to content
  • Center content

same options you can find under object option in the menu then under fitting option

object fitting options

Keyboard shortcut Keys for these options are

  • Ctrl + Alt + Shift + C
  • Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E
  • Ctrl + Alt + C
  • Ctrl + Alt + E
  • Ctrl + Shift + E

So click on fill frame proportionally and you will find that the image size will be now according to the frame size. InDesign will place or set the image proportionally in that frame.

resize image proportionally adobe indesign

Post Author: Yasir Butt


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