Managing color in a PDF export


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Managing color in a PDF export

I don't like sending my original InDesign documents and all the native linked files to a printer or an output provider. If you trust them then there is nothing inherently wrong with sending those files, but I personally just want more control and I want to minimize the mistakes that could occur. So I almost always send my documents to print as PDF files. Actually I do often send a native file separately just in case they need them in an emergency, but I make it clear that if at all possible they should work from the PDF files. Anyway, let's look at how to export a colored managed PDF file.

Go to File menu, choose Export. I'll put this up on my desktop. Make sure the format is set to PDF, click Save, and now we are in the Export PDF dialog box, let's look around. In the Essential Training catalog, I went on at some length about the difference between PDF/X-1a and PDF/X-3, and PDF/X-4 and so on. So I am going to keep it a little shorter right now. I will tell you that I ...

Managing color in a PDF export
Video duration: 6m 42s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Managing color in a PDF export provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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InDesign
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