Posts tagged "Images"

Lost Images in the PDF on Your iPad or iPhone?

By Steve Werner in InDesignSecrets.com

Have you created a PDF and when you look at it on your iPad or iPhone some images are missing? Find out why.

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Should You Link or Embed Your Images?

by Barb Binder on Rocky Mountain Training blog

This is a controversial question in my Advanced InDesign class. By the time my students get to the advanced classes, they usually have a fair amount of production experience under their belts. And frequently they’ve been confronted by missing links and have no idea why. They figure out how to embed their images, [...]
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Adobe InDesign: Drop a Photo into a Paragraph

by Barb Binder

We’ve come along way from the limited inline graphic controls of the PageMaker/early InDesign days. With the advent of anchored objects in InDesign, our positioning controls of images that need to travel with the text they modify have greatly increased. But so has the complication factor.
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Adobe InDesign: Why Do my Images Look So Bad?

by Barb Binder in Rocky Mountain Training

No one wants to see a low-resolution, pixelated image in their InDesign layout, but it happens all the time.

There are three primary reasons why:

  1. You placed a low-resolution file into your layout. Remember the rule of thumb for color or grayscale images that are intended for print on large commercial printers: scan at a resolution of 1.5 to 2 times the screen frequency used by the printer. For example, if your output device uses a screen frequency of 133 lpi (lines per inch), then your image should be between 200 and 266 ppi (pixels per inch). You can view the resolution of your placed file by selecting it’s name in the Links panel and checking the resolution settings:

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