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.
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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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:
- 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: