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Placing images in InDesign???


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Mawbey

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I am putting together a large catalogue and placing a lot of small thumbnail sized images into an ID document. (ususally between 23-57mm wide)

I have shot the images and resized in photoshop using the correct bicubic sharper, and made sure they are at 300dpi then saving as a TIFF.

In the document some of the pics are still pixelated on screen and at print after being placed in. Its not the display performance and I have checked overprint preview. Some of the images just don't seem to want to be resized.

Could it be something to do with TIFF settings?

Am I doing something wrong????:confused:
 

charles

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Is it a legal version of indesign? sorry to ask, but I have heard of cases where something similar has happened with pirated copies.
 

Mawbey

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Thats done nothing im afraid.

I really cannot see where im going wrong. Do you have to apply any image compression or alter the pixel order?? (I am quite rusty with TIFFs)
 
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chrismitchell

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how about making the images just straight PSD files instead, InDesign is fine with using PSD files which would keep the quality up :)
 
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Yes, always always always check the links!

I can't tell you how many times a client has sent me a lone InDesign file (done by a previous designer) wanting me to "modify" it so that they can send it for printing...
 
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