Save for CS4 and CS5 with IDML InDesign CS6


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Saving for CS4 and CS5 with IDML

You might be using InDesign CS6, but a client or a colleague may still be using InDesign CS5.5 or 5 or even CS4, and if you send them your InDesign file, they won't be able to open it. Instead they'll get a nasty alert saying, they don't have the right plug-ins. So what you're going to do? What will you do? Well, the trick is to send them an IDML file, technically an InDesign Markup Language file. It's an XML thing, you don't need to worry about it. It's just an IDML file that they can open.

You can make an IDML file in one of two ways. You can go to File menu, choose Export, and then choose from the Format pop-up menu InDesign Markup or IDML. That's one way to do it. Another way to do it, perhaps even easier, is choosing Save As from the File menu, and when you choose Save As, you can choose IDML from the Format pop-up menu. InDesign warns you that saving as an IDML is not truly a save as, that is, it doesn't do anything to this file here, it's litera...

Saving for CS4 and CS5 with IDML
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Saving for CS4 and CS5 with IDML provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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