ImageX – JoLauterbach
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The XTension »ImageX« extends XPress on the Mac with a live palette (!), in which all placed images with many properties are listed. You can keep this palette constantly open and act with placed images.
- All columns of the information palette can be used for sorting.
- Columns can be hidden and reappeared.
- Columns can be moved in order.
|♦||Path||right-justified, a path name that is too long is truncated to the left|
|♦||Name of the file||Name of the file with extension (suffix)|
|♦||Page||Page number or pasteboard number|
|♦||Layer||adopts the layer names of the layout and displays the layer on which the image is placed|
|♦||Type||Type of image like JPG, TIF, PDF etc.|
|♦||Space||Color space like CMYK RGB, grayscale etc.|
|♦||Status||Missing, modified or OK|
|♦||Profile||Color profile of the placed image file|
|♦||dpi||ppi = Resolution of the scaled placed pixel image|
|♦||Width||Width of the box containing the image|
|♦||Height||Height of the box containing the image|
|♦||Author||is read from the metadata of the image|
|♦||Copyright||is read from the metadata of the image|
|♦||Raw Path||copyable path of the image|
|♦||Description||copyable description is read from the metadata of the image|
|♦||Instructions||copyable instructions is read from the metadata of the image|
|♦||Import of a multi-page PDF in one layer for control||All pages of the file receive a placed PDF page on the selected XPress layout layer|
|♦||Show in Finder||Opens the folder of the file at finder level|
|♦||Copy picture name||With the copied name you can search faster for files in the Finder|
|♦||Relink…||Here you can select a new parent folder with the special feature that only the selected images are re-linked.|
|♦||Relink with file extension…||Relink with another file extension. E.g. several placed JPG images can be exchanged into TIF images of the same name without further requests.|
|♦||Move picture files||Placed images are moved from one location to another without copying them. The new storage path is automatically updated in the layout.|
|♦||EPS --> PDF||Converts placed EPS images to PDF using Apple's own system functionalities and immediately places these newly created PDF files without further requests.|
|♦||Move to layer||Selected placed images can be moved to another existing (!) layer in one go across multiple pasteboards.|
|♦||Copy column content||Copies the information of the selected images as tab-delimited text, for example to copy into an Excel file.|