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No data for PDF within Info Panel

Jun 11, 2012 9:12 AM

Hi All,


I'm creating a brochure for the first time in InDesign CS6, there are 100's of images in .jpg and .pdf formats. The PDF images (Photoshop PDF format) are showing no image data/info within the info panel. JPEGs are fine, all the information I need is showing but when I click on a .pdf image no colour or dpi (ppi) information is appearing..


Has anyone noticed this before or is there a reason this would not be showing?


Any help is always appreciated




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    Jun 11, 2012 9:14 AM   in reply to jamessk12

    PDFs don't have a resolution (they can contain multiple resolutions) nor do they have a color space. Thus those attributes won't show in the Info and Links panels.

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    Jun 11, 2012 9:37 AM   in reply to jamessk12

    Photoshop PDFs are fine, and the only format that supports both raster and vector content from Photoshop.

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    Jun 12, 2012 6:34 PM   in reply to jamessk12

    No. PDF don't "not have a color space," they are not restricted to a single color space. If you require CMYK output you should convert to that profile during the export process. You can convert your RGB jpegs the same way.

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