Exporting a PDF


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Exporting a PDF

The Acrobat PDF file format is without a doubt the most important core technology in the professional creative space today. If you want to send a proof to a client, you will likely send them a PDF. If you want to send a finished document to a printer, you should probably send them a PDF. If you are trying to put documents on the web that can be viewed as well as printed, you are going to use PDF. So it's crucially important that as an InDesign user, you be able to create robust PDF documents. You can make PDF files in two ways from InDesign. First, if you have Acrobat Professional, you could print PostScript to disk from the Print dialog box and then use Acrobat Distiller to turn it into a PDF file.

I do not recommend this method in most cases. Instead, I much prefer to export PDF directly, which you can do by going to the File menu and choosing Export. InDesign offers two different formats for PDF: Interactive or Print. In this movie we are going to focus on Print. When I click Save, InD...

Exporting a PDF
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Exporting a PDF provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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