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Intro – Multiple Strokes in InDesign
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Magneto Paths is an extension to Adobe InDesign.
It allows you to group multiple complex shapes or items on the page and edit them as if they were a single item.
Any changes to an object’s shape are instantly mirrored by all items in the same group.
Using this functionality you can easily add backgrounds to non-rectangular textframes or add multiple strokes and fills to a single item on the page.
The download is a time-limited demo version.
To install Magneto Paths double click the downloaded .zxp file, or open it in your intended version of Extension Manager.
Once installed you can launch Magneto Paths in InDesign by going to the “Windows -> Extensions” menu.