Making a print-ready PDF


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Making a print-ready PDF

If you do intend to have your newsletter commercially printed, then you'll most likely want to make a print ready PDF to send to your commercial printer. Some printers may prefer to receive the InDesign file along with all of the linked images, and all of the fonts used in the document. But typically these days, they are more likely to want a print ready PDF. This is easier for them and it's easier for you, and it's less prone to error. So here is how we can do this. The size and quality and content of the PDF may vary according to whether it is intended as a print PDF or a screen PDF. Now, we are going to create both.

Beginning first with the print PDF. The actual settings that you should choose may vary according to your printer's preferences. So I strongly suggest that you contact your printer, and ask them what kind of PDF they would like to receive, and if they have any advise for the specific settings that you should use. They may even be able to direct you to a PD...

Making a print-ready PDF
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Making a print-ready PDF provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Newsletter

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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