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Saving as PDF

If you're asked to submit a PDF either to a printer or to a publication, ask if they have a spec that they can provide to you, either a list of the settings that you want to use or even a preset file that you can incorporate and invoke. That's the ideal, but sometimes nobody gives you any information. So what do you do in that case? Well, let's look at our options. First, when I choose to make a PDF, it's not an Export function; it's a Save As function. So I'm going choose Save a Copy, and I'll just put this little guy on my desktop and choose PDF.

I can choose to either have a single page of my two-page document or all my pages. Of course, I want all of them, so I click Save. And now here comes the dialog box. And again, here's our scenario. We need to submit a PDF, but nobody has told us how to make it. I'm going to tell you that in that situation the Illustrator Default option is not a good option. It's an interesting option because essentially it...

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

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