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By Anne-Marie Concepción | Thursday, January 23, 2014

Saving for web in InDesign: InDesign Secrets

Save for web from InDesign

Explore InDesign Secrets at lynda.com.

InDesign is the red-headed stepchild of the Adobe family when it comes to Save for Web. Photoshop and Illustrator both allow you to export a file to JPG, GIF, and PNG with a simple command from the File menu. Why not InDesign? Well, the truth is InDesign actually has a far more flexible workflow for exporting layouts for the web. It allows you to isolate independent objects such as graphics, images, and text frames and export just those elements—no slicing or hiding layers like those other programs. So what seems at first like a design flaw is actually a benefit for InDesign users.

By Crystal McCullough | Monday, August 24, 2009

Photoshop Top 40 Countdown with Deke McClelland: #34 – Save for Web & Devices

If you’re creating web graphics, then there’s no substitute for the Save for Web & Devices option in Photoshop. It disposes of non-essential data, reduces file sizes to their absolute minimum, and converts the image to sRGB, the color space of the people. Deke shows us how.

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