Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Preflighting the document, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
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A new feature in CS4 is the ability to be able to do a live preflight. You may…have noticed throughout working on this brochure that occasionally things have…popped up in this Status area down here and we have been alerted about possible…errors. These possible errors are derived from our preflight profile.…Now we haven't really set up a preflight profile, which is just basically a…list of criteria that your document needs to adhere to, and if it doesn't, …you are going to get a warning message up here in red. So let's set up a preflight…profile by choosing Define Profiles.…
We have just got the basic one. We could modify that one. But I'm going to…create a new one and we'll call this Brochure. We are just going to go…through these steps one by one to determine which of these we want to change…and most of them we don't. So I could give it a description, but I don't think…that's really necessary. Links.…We want to be notified if there is a missing or modified link. That's why that…one is checked. Color, do any of these affect us? I think I'm going to look at…
InDesign CS4 and Illustrator CS4 Essential Training are recommended prerequisites to fully execute the techniques in this title.
- Integrating InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
- Establishing a workflow that combines maximum efficiency with maximum editing flexibility
- Working with a printer at the outset
- Designing with grids to create balance
- Choosing fonts and color palettes for a consistent look and feel
- Manipulating images for maximum impact
- Exploring different brochure formats and folding
- Proofing and printing the final product
Skill Level Intermediate
Up and Running with Photoshop for Designwith Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Setting Up the Workspace
3. Setting Up the Document
4. Creating the Background
5. Working with Text
6. Preparing Images
7. Preparing for Print
8. Alternative Brochure Styles
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