Actual and Effective Resolutions in InDesign CS5


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Understanding actual resolution vs. effective resolution

In this movie, we are going to take a look at actual resolution versus effective resolution. I want to go ahead and look at this image in Photoshop. So from the flyout menu, I am going to choose Edit With > Adobe Photoshop. Now, I want to find out what the resolution of this image is. So from the Image menu, I am going to pick Image Size. I notice the resolution is 240 pixels per inch, which means if I place this into an InDesign document at 100%, I would have a 240 pixel per inch effective resolution and also actual resolution.

At 100%, they would be the same. Well, let's go ahead and look at what happens if I scale it. I am going to go back to InDesign and I am just going to make a new InDesign document. I am going to place that image in there and go ahead and scale it. I initially placed it at 100%, and when I look at my Links panel--let me just open it up here a little bit-- I can see both my actual resolution and my effective resolution are the same. Again, that's because i...

Understanding actual resolution vs. effective resolution
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Understanding actual resolution vs. effective resolution provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by James Wamser as part of the InDesign CS5: Print Production Guidelines

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Design
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InDesign
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