How to Crop an Image in Adobe InDesign

Discover how you can crop an image in Adobe InDesign. So you can resize and remove specific parts of a photo you are working on. how-to-crop-an-image-in-adobe-indesign-featured-header

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How to Crop an Image in Adobe InDesign

Cropping an image in InDesign takes a few seconds. Here are three steps on how to get it done.

  • Step 1: Choose Image to Crop

    To get started, launch Adobe InDesign and open the image you wish to crop.


  • Step 2: Click the Select Tool

    Move your cursor to the side and click on the Select Tool which looks like an arrow icon.


  • Step 3: Double Click Image

    Next, double-click the image and drag the borders to crop your photos. And that is how you can crop images in Adobe InDesign.




Can I crop multiple images in Adobe InDesign at the same time?

No, you can only crop one image at a time.

Is there a shortcut key to activate the Select tool?

Yes, just press V + Esc to activate the Select tool.

What is the difference between cropping and resizing?

Cropping refers to removing parts of an image making it small than the original image in the process while resizing refers to altering the height and width of an image.