Select and Move an Object Behind Another in InDesign

To select an object in InDesign, generally you would just click on it. If the object is behind/below another object on the same layer, you need to Cmd (Ctrl) + click on it, with each click selecting the next item down in the stack.

If you want to select AND move it in a single action, don’t let go of the mouse click – just move it once the item is selected, to it’s new location.

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  1. InDesign CS5 Automation Using XML and JavaScript

    Well said. I totally agree. Great post.

  2. Kinga

    Thank you! 🙂

  3. Stefan Masic


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