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InDesign: 10 Tips for Troubleshooting Files

InDesign: 10 Tips for Troubleshooting Files

with Anne-Marie Concepción

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Hi! I'd like to welcome you to InDesign CS4: 10 Tips for Troubleshooting Files. My name is Anne-Marie Concepcion. Over the years, I've helped thousands of InDesign users troubleshoot misbehaving files, like layouts that won't print, swatches that won't delete or ones so nasty that they cause InDesign to crash on startup. I've learned how to solve several common and some uncommon problems, and in this course, I'm going to share ten of these tips with you.

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InDesign: 10 Tips for Troubleshooting Files
1h 1m Intermediate Jun 04, 2009

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InDesign users might at some point encounter misbehaving files that stop production dead in its tracks. In InDesign CS4: 10 Tips for Troubleshooting Files, Adobe Certified Instructor Anne-Marie Concepción passes on her knowledge of diagnosing and repairing these problems, drawing on her experience from helping hundreds of users. Anne-Marie shows how to rebuild preferences quickly and safely, systematically test for corrupt images and fonts, and even clean out corruption errors by hand-editing INX files. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Using a document's history to work through problems
  • Creating a test user account to check for conflicts with other user settings
  • Round-tripping a file to work out specific issues
  • Locating and disabling third-party plug-ins to reset InDesign
Subjects:
Design Print Production
Software:
InDesign
Author:
Anne-Marie Concepción

Welcome

Hi! I'd like to welcome you to InDesign CS4: 10 Tips for Troubleshooting Files. My name is Anne-Marie Concepcion. Over the years, I've helped thousands of InDesign users troubleshoot misbehaving files, like layouts that won't print, swatches that won't delete or ones so nasty that they cause InDesign to crash on startup. I've learned how to solve several common and some uncommon problems, and in this course, I'm going to share ten of these tips with you. Over the next ten movies, we'll go over topics like rebuilding preferences quickly, figuring out a document's problems from its history, finding and fixing corrupt images and fonts and opening up a document in a test user account. These and the rest of the tips I'll show you are aimed at keeping your workflow moving and your documents healthy and trouble-free.

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