Using the File Info dialog box

You can use the File Info dialog box to identify a file, add a caption or other text, or add a copyright notice. The Description section allows you to enter printable text, as shown in Figure 5. For example, to add your name to an image, click File on the menu bar, click File Info, then click in the Description text box. (You can move from field to field by pressing [Tab] or by clicking in individual text boxes.) Type your name, course number, or other identifying information in the Description text box. You can enter additional information in the other text boxes, then save all the File Info data as a separate file that has an .XMP extension. To select the caption for printing, click File on the menu bar, then click Print with Preview. To print the filename, select the Labels check box. You can also print crop marks and registration marks. If you choose, you can even add a background color or border to your image. After you select the items you want to print, click Print.

FIGURE 5

File Info dialog box

Type information to be printed here

FIGURE 5

File Info dialog box

Type information to be printed here the first image, then pressing and holding [Shift] and clicking the last image in the group. You can open a file using Bridge by double-clicking its thumbnail, and find out information such as the file's format, and when it was created and edited. You can close Bridge by clicking File (Win) or Bridge (Mac) on the (Bridge) menu bar, then clicking Exit (Win) or Quit Bridge (Mac) or by clicking the window's Close button.

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