Creating PDF files for clients and printers


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Creating PDF files for clients and printers

Perhaps one of the most common file types that you'll send out to other people are PDF documents. One of the beautiful things about PDF is that the format itself is really just a wrapper, and you can create PDFs with various different settings. Low resolution PDFs can be sent to clients for review and high resolution PDFs can be sent to printers for final output. Let's take a look at how to create both of these types of PDF files from an Illustrator file. I'll go to the File menu, and I'll choose Save As.

It's a little bit different here inside of Illustrator. Because PDFs can be opened up directly inside of Illustrator and because Illustrator can put native information inside of the PDF, the ability to create a PDF is found in the Save settings, unlike InDesign, for example, that allows you to export PDF files. So I am going to choose File > Save As and for the format here, I'm going to choose Adobe PDF. Now first of all, I have five art boards in this document....

Creating PDF files for clients and printers
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Creating PDF files for clients and printers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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