Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Exporting to print PDF, part of Creating Long Documents with InDesign.
The finish line is in sight.…You've done all the work to build your long documents.…You've made all the required changes during your workflow.…You've checked and fixed all the errors in Live Preflight.…Now it's time for output.…First, we'll take a look at exporting PDF for print.…If you're working with a printer who recommends or provides a PDF preset, be sure to use it.…A PDF preset is a small file that's a collection of preferences that InDesign…uses to set up all the options in the Export PDF dialog box.…The file format is like this here.…It's a .joboptions file, and you can add it to your PDF Presets menu back in…InDesign, by choosing File > Adobe PDF Presets > Define.…
Then you can click Load and navigate to a joboptions file.…I'll double-click to load it and click Done.…Now to output a long document contained in a single file, just choose File >…Adobe PDF Presets, and then pick the job option.…I'll pick MyPrinter.…I'll just call this document Cheese and click Save.…Now I get the Export Adobe PDF settings.…
- Using text variables
- Creating templates for InDesign, InCopy, and Word
- Employing nested styles
- Creating GREP styles
- Managing color with swatches
- Building page elements with libraries and snippets
- Performing GREP find/changes
- Using InCopy workflows
- Tracking changes
- Adding footnotes and indexes
- Using InDesign book files
- Versioning documents with conditional text or object styles
- Preflighting documents
- Archiving a project
- Finding and installing useful scripts and plug-ins for frequent challenges
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPadwith Anne-Marie Concepción5h 31m Intermediate
1. Document Construction
3. Using Styles
4. Building and Revising Layouts
6. Long-Doc Infrastructure
8. Working With InDesign Books
9. Customizing Long Documents
10. Outputting Long Documents
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