Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Create an editable Word letterhead based on an InDesign design, part of Managing Conversions Between Adobe CC and Microsoft Office.
[Voiceover] I want to show you…how you can convert a letterhead design…that you may have done for a client…into an editable Word document,…actually a letterhead template,…that they can use over and over again.…Now, you may be thinking, why am I showing this,…because I just did a video earlier in this chapter…about how to convert any InDesign layout…to an editable Word document…by exporting it to PDF, and then using Acrobat…to convert that to a Microsoft Word document.…We have excellent results in that video.…There's two reasons.…
One is that sometimes, it doesn't always work,…or it's not the best solution.…I already did export this InDesign document,…and let's look at it in Normal mode,…so you can see how it was created.…There's artwork here, for the letterhead art,…and then live text in a frame, here.…I exported that to a PDF, and it looks great in Acrobat.…And then I used the command…to export it to a Microsoft Word, Word document,…using the flowing text option that we saw worked best.…And in Word, it came out not quite what we want.…
She begins with an overview of the major differences between the suites and platforms and between Office for Mac and Office for Windows. From there, she breaks down common challenges such as importing and editing Adobe art and text in PowerPoint, using PowerPoint elements in Adobe apps, integrating Excel data and charts in Adobe apps, and more. Find solutions to your most common challenges, improve your workflow, and get the results you want.
- Understanding essential differences in the way Office and Adobe CC treat fonts, graphics, and color
- Using proprietary Adobe-to-Office conversion software
- Using the "secret weapon," Acrobat, to do conversions
- Editing Illustrator graphics in PowerPoint
- Extracting PowerPoint art for use in Adobe apps
- Creating InDesign tables from Excel spreadsheets
- Importing Excel data into Illustrator's chart worksheet
- Recreating InDesign layouts as editable Word files
- Converting Word art into high-res vector files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Overview of Essential Differences
Understand color differences6m 12s
2. Converting with Specialized Software
Use Snagit for screenshots4m 37s
3. Between Adobe Creative Apps and Microsoft PowerPoint
4. Between Microsoft Excel and Adobe Creative Apps
5. Between Adobe Creative Apps and Microsoft Word
Next steps2m 50s
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