Using Adobe PDF presets


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Using Adobe PDF presets

I am going to go ahead and look at how to create PDF presets. I am going to go underneath my File menu and pick Adobe PDF Presets > Define. I am going to click PDF/X-4. Now, this is a really great preset that I use all the time. It supports live transparency among other things, and I'll cover this in another movie. Next, I am going to hit New. I am going to name this PDFX4_marks+bleed. Next, I am going to click on Marks and Bleed, and I want to choose All Printer's Marks.

Next, I want to make sure that my Crop Marks and Registration Marks are 12 points, or 0.1667 inches from my live area. Next, I am going to change my Bleed from zero to an eighth inch, so 0.125. I am going to click OK. Now I notice in my Adobe PDF Presets I have this new preset I just created. If I want to, I can click on Edit to modify it. I can go ahead and make any changes.

I can make a PDF preset that includes spreads, and if I did that, I'd want to change the name to indicate my new setting. And I can go ah...

Using Adobe PDF presets
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Using Adobe PDF presets provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by James Wamser as part of the InDesign CS5: Print Production Guidelines

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Design
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InDesign
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