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Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications by Claudia McCue

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Info Panel

Often overlooked, the Info panel (Window > Info) provides valuable information about image and text content (Figure 11.47). Select an image frame, and the Info panel displays color space such as RGB, CMYK, or Grayscale, along with the effective resolution in ppi. Effective resolution is the actual resolution of the placed image, which is a product of the original scanned resolution and any scaling. For example, a 300 ppi image scaled to 200 percent in InDesign has an effective resolution of 150 ppi, which would be inadequate for standard 133–150 lpi printing.

Figure 11.47. The Info panel shows the color space and resolution of a selected image (left) and alerts you if there is overset text for a selected story (right). Numbers after ...

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