In this video, learn how to make a print-ready PDF of the book interior and the book cover.
- Having run the preflight on our document, … I'm now ready to create a print-ready PDF. … I should put in a disclaimer here that … these settings are just generic settings, … and that you will need to get the specific settings … from your printer. … If you're using an online print service, … you can download the exact settings … that they require from you. … But I'm going to come to my file menu, … and Adobe PDF presets, … and in this case, I'm going to use this one, … press quality. … Typically this one, high quality print, … should be avoided unless you're just making a print … on your desktop printer, because this does not convert … colors, RGB colors, to CMYK colors. … Now, in the case of the interior of the book, … we don't have any color images, … so this is a fairly simple scenario here. … But, usually, … the PDF preset … that you receive from your printer will be based upon … and may have some slight modifications, … but based upon one of these default presets. … So I'll go ahead and save this as the document name, …
- Setting up an InDesign workspace
- Adjusting the page size and margins
- Placing text
- Applying text styles
- Automating formatting
- Adding footnotes and headers
- Placing images
- Fixing text details
- Creating the front matter
- Creating the cover
- Exporting the final book
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Getting Started
2. Document Setup and Strategy
3. Placing Text
4. Styling the Text
5. Working with Images
6. Finessing Text Composition
7. Creating the Front Matter
8. Creating the Cover
9. Preparing for Print
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