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How do I view an object while ALT-dragging/duplicating, before releasing it?

Feb 3, 2013 5:09 AM

Tags: #preview #indesign #duplicate #preferences #copy #object #alt #dragging



I'm working on Indesign version 8.0.1 with my new Macbook, but when I'm duplicating an object, it won't show the object when I'm dragging while pressing down ALT. I can only see the object frame, but not the object itself, until I actually release it, which is really impractical and time-consuming. This wasn't a problem on my computer where I work. Does somebody know if this has something to do with preferences?

Thank you, any help is appreciated!

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    Feb 3, 2013 5:36 AM   in reply to aubreyfja

    Instead of just dragging. Alt+click and hold for second or so.


    Then drag.


    Alternatively you can set your live screen draw preference to immediate

    but I don't advise that as it can slow InDesign's performance considerably.



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