InDesign: clipping path to be a frame for a raster image
Posted on 2009-07-14
I have an illustrator outline (cathedral window shape with bezier curves, very simple)
and a separate normal image (hi res, raster).
I'm layout out this "cropped" picture in an InDesign page.
I want to use the illustrator path as a clipping path so that only the part of the photo shows that is inside the path.
I tried Object>Clipping path, but that is trying to reconstruct (re-discover) the bezier path and introduces wiggles at "corners" (intersections of the curve and straight line).
I just want ID to use the path as-is as a boundary for what shows from the image.
How can i marry the two in InDesign?