Tip of the Week: Learn About Your Links at a Glance
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The Links panel is a great tool to review and manage all the placed links in your InDesign documents. But it’s not obvious how to get a quick summary of the status of your links. Sure you have Column and Link Info where you can set up different metadata and filter your images, but what if you just want a quick count of how many unique images you have in your document? Or how many missing, modified, or embedded images?
Just hover your cursor over the total link count on the left side of the Links panel and you get a pop-up that tells you exactly how many unique links there are in your document. It also shows you counts of missing, modified, embedded links. It will even tell you how many sublinks you have in your document (which are links in other .INDDs placed in your current document).