Indesign JPG Flattening Settings

Indesign JPG Flattening Settings

For most uses this setting works well to flatten files that have image quality issues like:

  • transparency issues
  • layering issues


  • For higher quality you can convert the file to 1200dpi. However, higher dpi will cause longer load times which can delay a project. If the file is too large it also may crash our systems.
  • We set the color mode to RGB because it keeps the correct scaling when converting back to PDF.
  • Anti Aliasing should be checked to keep the images looking sharp. 
  • After creating the jpg file it's critical to check the quality against the source file to make sure the file looks good.

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