Use the Eye Dropper Tool in Adobe InDesign CS6
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- 6This will create a new document. You can also do this with the shortcut "Ctrl" + "N". Alternatively, you can click "Open..." to open an existing document from the "File" menu as well. For more information, refer to our tutorials on how to create a new document and on how to open an existing document.You can move the cursor to "New" and click "Document...".
- 8The icon is about halfway down the vertical menu. It looks like a simple rectangle. Alternatively, you can press "M" on your keyboard. In the bottom-left corner of the icon, you may notice a small black triangle, which indicates that when you click and drag the icon, a menu of similar tools will appear. Your cursor will change to a cross. Please refer to the tutorial on how to use "Rectangle Tool", "Ellipse Tool", and "Polygon Tool".First, click "Rectangle Tool".
- 11For more information, please refer to our tutorial on how to place image files into a document.Place the image into the shape.
- 42This will apply the style to it. You can take both the color and style and apply them to the other shape. This is how it works in InDesign. Both color and style are copy-pasted (not just color, like in Photoshop).Click the second rectangle.Advertisement
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