As a prelude to printing, learn about preflighting the document to check for errors.
- [Narrator] Before I make the pdf to sent to the printer … I want to run a preflight on my document … just to check and make sure there are no errors. … So down here in my preflight area … it says no errors and of course … that's what we want to see but … this is lulling us into something … of a false sense of security, … because if we open a preflight panel, … apparently the profile that's being used the … default basic working profile … is not really checking very much, … it is checking for overset text … and it's checking for missing links … and nothing else really. … We've done our upmost to make sure that we avoid errors. … But now let's be a little bit more strict. … So I'm going to come and define a profile … specific for this project. … I will call it book and then we just run through this list … and we check all the items that are relevant to us. … Now relevant here … and not currently checked is image resolution. … I want to be notified if any of my placed images … come in below my chosen minimum resolution. …
- 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
InDesign CC: Designing a Magazine Layoutwith Nigel French1h 51m Intermediate
EPUB Accessibility Using InDesignwith Laura Brady2h 41m Intermediate
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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