Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Use PDF2ID or PDF2DTP to convert PDFs to editable ID files, part of Managing Conversions Between Adobe CC and Microsoft Office.
- [Voiceover] Now I want to show you another option…if you are in this situation,…you are given a PDF or a bunch of PDFs…and you need to do heavy editing for them.…In other words, you need to get them into InDesign probably,…into an editable InDesign format.…What is aggravating about Acrobat…is that it won't do that automatically for you…even though Acrobat and InDesign…are from the same company last I heard.…So there is a third party solution,…a couple of them that I'll tell you about in a second.…I just want to call your attention.…Here we are in Acrobat and I have a nine-page PDF open…that we use for a lot of different Lynda courses,…it's like a brochure for a bank I guess,…and if you go to the File menu,…you can choose to export this to Microsoft Word.…
You could export it to PowerPoint.…I'll be talking about both of these in upcoming videos.…But where is the export to Adobe InDesign?…Not here.…It is so aggravating I have to tell you.…Anyway, there are a couple of solutions as I said.…Instead of having to reconstruct this in InDesign,…
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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