In case of an image, create the group as we’ve seen above, and then anchor the object. I am trying to find a way to place an image inside of a text frame and somehow lock it so that when the text moves, the image moves with it. In InDesign, I double-click in the text box where I want to insert the image, go to File > Place, get the image, and press Open. Draw a text frame using the Text Type Tool - read our article 'How to link text boxes in Adobe InDesign' for more details. Step 2. Usually InDesign inserts the image at the blinking cursor within the text box, but sometimes what happens is that no image appears inserted and everything after that disappears. Attach the image to the text. Either you place an image in-line so that it moves with the text (Anchored Object): This is sometimes useful, especially with icons and other small graphics. Step 3. Remember that a big chunk of the text is going to be displaced by the image sitting in the middle of the frame. Within InDesign, you can keep an object always in the right position by creating an anchored object. This forces the object to travel with the line of text it’s associated with, and it works with images, text-frames, and groups. Then go to Type > Create Outlines. You can try all day long to move the two objects by clicking and dragging on the text frame, but all you can do is move the text frame up. You can also click to place a graphic into an existing empty frame or create a frame as you place a graphic. I know that you can place as many images at a time as you like, but I can't figure out a way to place them inside a text frame.The only way I can put images in the text frame is one-at-a-time by placing an image outside the text frame and cut-pasting one-by-one into the text frame. Now that we have the outlines created, we can paste an image into this frame. Click Open. To start, create some type by selecting the Text Tool. Place your text, and choose your typeface and font size. The second rule of images in InDesign is to remember that InDesign places images within a Frame.Whether you prepare a frame before placing the image, or you place the image straight into the document (File > Place) InDesign will contain the image within a four-sided frame by default.You can choose from three Frame Shapes in the Tools panel (Window > Tools), Rectangle (F), Ellipse and … If you want all the text in the frame to be filled with the image, select the frame with the Selection tool and choose Type > Create Outlines. If a frame was selected before placing, the graphic is placed within the frame. I need to place many images into a single text frame. You start with two objects: An image and a text frame containing the text. InDesign will create a frame with the image placed inside it sized proportionally to fill the frame. Now select the text frame with the Selection Tool. There may be instances when we have already placed blank frames on to the Adobe InDesign page, for example if we wanted the image to be placed in a circle or a different shaped InDesign frame that we have drawn with the Pen tool or created with InDesigns pathfinder panel. Each person will have their own photo besides their entry, but as I add information for each person I need the photo to follow the text … 3) Placing images in to Adobe InDesign frames that have already been created. Choose File > Place to place a graphic (or multiple graphics) in your document. We want the Mac Pro to sit in the middle of the text, so let's place the image in the centre of the page. First, with the Direct Selection tool (the white arrow), select the image and copy it to the clipboard (Edit > Copy). Or you create a frame and place the image in that frame (respectively you create the frame during image placing). 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