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Chapter 11. Friends: Illustrator with Ot... > Drag-and-Drop from Desktop

Drag-and-Drop from Desktop

If you can see the photo you want to import into a document, rather than going to the File> Place command, why not just drag it from the Desktop into the document? (Okay, so that was the tip—drag-and-drop from the desktop to place a file into your existing document). The only caveat is you will not get a dialog box with any options—the file will be linked. To embed the file rather than link it, hold down the Shift key as you drag-and-drop the file.


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