Publish Online documents require an internet connection to be viewed from their unique URL. In this video, Diane Burns show you how to use the option for allowing the download of a PDF document that viewers can then access any time from their hard drive or mobile device, even without an internet connection.
- [Voiceover] Publish Online is a great way to…easily share your InDesign projects with others,…even those including interactivity,…but in order for your audience to experience…your content, they have to be online.…They have to have an internet connection.…And while it doesn't happen very often…there are times when you want to be able to view…content and you don't have an internet connection.…Think of a salesperson who has information on…an iPad that needs to be accessed in a meeting.…Or when you're sitting on an airplane and…don't want to pay those expensive WiFi fees.…
The good news is you can allow your users to…download a PDF of your project that they can read…anytime, anywhere with no internet connection required.…You can publish your document so that this icon…appears when the document is viewed.…Your audience can download a PDF and view it offline.…When I click on this icon, what will usually happen…is that the PDF will open in whatever…plug-in is set for your browser.…In this case I have Acrobat DC set.…
Learn what Publish Online can and cannot do, and how to adjust the publication settings to make sure documents look the way you want. Find out how to upload documents to the web and then share them via Facebook, Twitter, or email. Then look at the navigation and interface options used when viewing published documents, and learn how to update your published documents online. Author Diane Burns concludes with some advanced techniques, such as embedding published documents in websites and creating customized thumbnails for document navigation.
- Previewing real-world Publish Online documents
- Changing the publishing settings
- Uploading documents to Adobe servers
- Updating published documents
- Sharing documents via social media and email
- Using the Publications dashboard
- Understanding document analytics
- Viewing documents online
- Embedding documents on websites
- Adding projects to Behance