Asked by: Lilli Perol
asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th April, 2020

How do you cut out the background of a picture in InDesign?

First, determine whether your image has a solid background. If so, place the image onto your page. Go to Object > Clipping Path > Detect Edges. This will quickly cut the background out of the image; however, it may also cut out some parts of the photo as well.

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Keeping this in consideration, how do I cut an image in InDesign?

Create a clipping path automatically

  1. Select an imported graphic, and choose Object > Clipping Path.
  2. In the Clipping Path dialog box, choose Detect Edges in the Type menu.
  3. Specify the clipping path options, and click OK.

One may also ask, how do I remove a background in InDesign 2018?

  1. REMOVE THE BACKGROUND OF A PHOTO. IN ADOBE® INDESIGN®
  2. InDesign can be used to remove the background of a photo and create an effect similar to a clipping path if the photo is a TIFF or JPG file.
  3. SELECT THE PHOTO.
  4. CREATE A PATH.
  5. SELECT THE PATH.
  6. DESELECT AND CUT.
  7. PASTE INTO.
  8. TO EDIT THE PATH.

People also ask, how do you cut an object in InDesign?

Cutting Across a Shape With the Scissors Tool

  1. Select the shape with the Selection tool.
  2. Click the Scissors tool in the toolbar.
  3. Move the Scissors tool to the place you want to cut.
  4. Click directly on the stroke of the shape.
  5. Move to a different position on the shape and click directly on the stroke of the shape.

How can I remove a background from a picture?

Select the picture that you want to remove the background from. Select Picture Format > Remove Background, or Format > Remove Background. If you don't see Remove Background, make sure you selected a picture. You might have to double-click the picture to select it and open the Format tab.

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