Understanding intent and presets


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Understanding intent and presets

It's important to get your documents started out the right way. Every time you create a document in InDesign you have to declare an intended output, whether you're creating it for print or the web or for digital publishing. Of course, you can output any document to any medium, but by selecting the right intent to begin with, you can save the trouble of having to change things later on. So, let's see how this intent setting works and exactly what effects it has on our documents. So, begin right the beginning by creating a new document. I'll choose File > New > Document, and in the New Document dialog box, one of the first things you might notice is this menu for Intent.

The Intent menu was introduced in CS5 where you could choose either Web or Print, but now in CS6 we have three choices: Print, Web, and the new one, Digital Publishing. This is a really important selection, because it sets up several aspects of your document which are not that easily changed later on,...

Understanding intent and presets
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Understanding intent and presets provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign CS6: Interactive Documents

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