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Using the Info Panel with Objects

The Info panel also gives you information about the document, text, and placed images.

To see the document information:

  • Deselect any objects on the page. The Info panel displays the following information square82.gif:
    • Location of the file on the computer.
    • Last Modification date and time.
    • Author as entered in the File Info (File > File Info) dialog box.
    • File size.
    info_me.jpg

    square82.gif With no objects selected, the Info panel displays document information.

To see the text information:

  • Place your insertion point inside a text frame.

    or

    Highlight the text in the frame. The Info panel displays the following square83.gif:

    • Characters in the frame or selection.
    • Words in the frame or selection.
    • Lines in the frame or selection.
    • Paragraphs in the frame or selection.
    88infopanel-text.jpg

    square83.gif With text selected, the Info panel displays text information.

To see the placed object information:

  • Select a frame that contains a placed image, or the placed image itself. The Info panel displays the following square84.gif:
    • Type of placed image.
    • Actual ppi (points per inch) resolution of the image.
    • Effective ppi resolution of the image if you have scaled the image in InDesign.
    • Color Space of the image.
    • ICC Profile (if applicable) may also be shown.
    89infopanel-placedimg.jpg

    square84.gif With a placed image selected, the Info panel displays placed image information.

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