Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video Saving custom PDF presets, part of InDesign: Print PDFs.
…So now that you know all about the settings in this Export PDF dialog box.…And you've taken the time to set it all up just the way you want.…You'll see that the preset up here says Modified in parenthesis.…That means you started with a preset and then made your own changes on top of it.…Now, do yourself a big favor, and save your changes…as your own preset so that you can recall it later.…It's super easy to do.…Just go down to the lower left corner, and click Save Preset.…I'll type my own name here, like David's For Web, preset and then click Ok.…
And now, check it out.…My preset shows up here in the pop-up menu.…Even more cool, that same preset is immediately available…in all the other Adobe apps that can exports PDFs.…Like Illustrator and Photoshop.…Now I'm not even going to export the PDF yet.…I'm going to click Cancel to get out of this dialogue box because I…want to show you one other place in InDesign that those PDF presets show up.…If I go to the File menu, and scroll down to…Adobe PDF Presets, you can see here, is my own preset.…
- Comparing the Export vs. Distiller workflows
- Using Adobe PDF presets
- Adjusting image compression
- Creating a hybrid print/screen PDF
- Keeping your PDF file size small
- Batching exporting PDFs
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Why can't I open the exercise files?
A: If you cannot open the files, try the IDML file, as David explains in the third movie of the course.