Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video Printing and creating a PDF, part of Getting Started with InDesign.
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- An InDesign document by itself is fun to look at…but it's not very practical out in the real world.…No, instead, you're going to want to print this puppy…or export it out as a PDF,…so that other people can view it or print it.…No problem, but before we go there,…I've made a bunch of changes to this document,…so let's go ahead and save it.…I'm going to go the File menu, and then choose Save As.…This lets me rename it, and I'm gonna change this…from template to v2, but before I click Save,…I want to point out the Format pop up menu down here.…
This lets me save as either a document, a template,…or something mysterious called an IDML file.…IDML is how you can save your file…back to earlier versions of InDesign,…like, if you wanted to open this file up…in an old copy of InDesign CS5, but in this case,…we're just going to save it as a regular InDesign document.…Now, everybody knows that to print,…you go to the File menu and you choose Print,…but there are a couple of gotchas here in this dialog box…that you should be aware of.…
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