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I would like to know how I can open a Photoshop file in InDesign. I have been learning about all the features of InDesign, but now I want to start working on a document. I have made several copies of the document: I have a jpeg, a png and a psd document. When I try to open these documents by just clicking open and then just choose the file. I get a default announcement, which says that InDesign doesn't support the file. I have also tried to place the file in an already made file: by choosing place, but in this case the quality is really bad.

I don't really need to work with the layers. If I can just have the content as a background on which I can work, I would manage.

Is there anyone that would know a solution to my problem?

  • This might help a bit: helpx.adobe.com/indesign/how-to/get-started-indesign.html Seems you may be mistaken about the basic functionality of InDesign. – Scott May 25 at 21:03
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There is no option to open JPG/PNG/PSD, InDesign does not edit these file types.

Place is ok. Start a new document and place the JPG/PNG/PSD files.

Quality is just a display setting. Hit Ctrl+Alt+H and see what happens.

  • Thanks a lot! The quality has already improved a lot. Is there a way to make it even better, because it still isn't the same as in the official document. – Ada Dejonghe May 26 at 13:30

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