Package for output InDesign CS6


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Packaging for output

In an earlier chapter, I discussed how InDesign documents don't embed all of your placed images; rather, they just link to the original files on disk. Well, that means if you're going to send your document to someone else to print it, you need to send them your linked files too. In fact, you should probably send them the fonts that you used, just in case they don't have the same fonts as you. Fortunately, you don't have to go and find and copy all of those files manually. Instead, go to the File menu, and choose Package. When you choose Package, InDesign immediately shows you a summary of your document: all the Fonts you used, all the Linked images that you used, and so on.

While this is kind of helpful to give you a sense of the document, I usually just ignore it, and I go ahead and click Package. Next, InDesign shows you the Printing Instructions dialog box. The idea here is that you would add some contact information, and instructions that you want to send to the print...

Packaging for output
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Packaging for output provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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