Basic forensics in Acrobat Print Production


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Basic forensics in Acrobat

In this movie, I'm going to show you some basic PDF forensics. Now if you're creating a PDF out of an application like InDesign or Illustrator, if you open up the PDF and you see a problem, don't try to fix it in Acrobat. Go back into your originating application and fix it there and make a new PDF. But if you're on the receiving end of PDFs, chances are you have received PDFs that are, shall we say, less than optimal, by which I mean they have problems in them. And sometimes you don't discover those problems until later.

So in this movie, we're going to look at some basic PDF forensics. I'll admit I'm kind of nosy. When I open up a PDF, I sort of like to know what application created it and a few other things. So if you go to File > Properties and these little tabs across the top and you can find out a fair amount about the PDF. So here I can see that it was generated by InDesign and it used the PDF Library. And what that tells me is that whoever made ...

Basic forensics in Acrobat
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Basic forensics in Acrobat provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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