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Keeping document positions of InDesign CC library items after editing them

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Jun 21, 2021 Jun 21, 2021

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At my job, we use InDesign libraries very successfully to hold groups of elements, including dated text, that must fall into specific locations every time they're placed onto a document. Using the place option in the library's contextual menu, this works like a charm. We also edit these grouped library items annually by placing the items onto a document, updating their dates, highlighting them, then right-clicking on the library items and choosing update library item. We are now in the process of developing a new workflow utilizing Adobe CC, and I've been testing whether the CC Libraries feature will be beneficial to us. I have discovered that library items can be edited by double-clicking them or choosing edit from the contextual menu, but I am not seeing a way that allows them to retain their initial document positions (x and y); this is critical to our workflow. Is there a way this can be done? If not, we have no problem continuing to use the regular InDesign libraries as we always have.

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