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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 blue-a.jpg:

  • 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.

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    blue-a.jpg 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 blue-b.jpg:

  • Characters in the frame or selection.
  • Words in the frame or selection.
  • Lines in the frame or selection.
  • Paragraphs in the frame or selection.

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    blue-b.jpg 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 blue-c.jpg:

  • Type of placed image.
  • Actual ppi (points per inch) resolution of the image.
  • Effective ppi resolution of the image if you have scaled it in InDesign.
  • Color Space of the image.
  • ICC Profile (if applicable) may also be shown.

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    blue-c.jpg With a placed image selected, the Info panel displays placed image information.

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