It's not entirely clear to me what you are trying to do. Is that *editing* the Photoshop image, using InDesign?
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I'm not sure what you want to do either, but there is nothing you can do in ID that will change the Photoshop file. You can show or hide layers, but you can't edit the pixel data or add new layers or objects.
I was afraid this might be the answer Peter. So it seems my task will be to re-build the layered templates in InDesign so they can be tagged with a script and allow for pixel data to be edited. Ugh!
This brings me to another question since I am new to InDesign (but a past Pagemaker user!) Can InDesign recognize irregular shaped layers that have a layer mask and layer effect tht were created in Photoshop, or will this need to be built in InDesign too? For instance, say one of my layers in the Photoshop template is a heart shape that I want to add a drop shadow and stroke to. Am I able to create this in InDesign?
I'm not sure waht you mean by adding a stroke..
ID will recognize a photoshop layer mask. You can add a drop shadow in ID and it will apply to the masked object, following the mask outline. If you mean to add a stroke to the frame in the sahpe of the mask, I would suggest using an alpha channel, then setting ID to recognize the channel as a clipping path, and finally telling ID to convert the path to the frame.