Using the Transparency Flattener preview


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Using the Transparency Flattener preview

I can see that this page contains transparency, because I see this little checker board icon next to the page in the Pages panel. But which object is transparent? This sort of thing happens all the time when you are working on files created by someone else. Now, wouldn't it be great if you could see where the transparent areas are at a glance? Even better, wouldn't it be nice to figure out which elements on the page are going to be affected when the document gets flattened? Well, you can do just that with the Transparency Flattener Preview panel. I am going to close the Pages panel and I am going to the Window menu and scroll down to Output. Then I will choose Flattener Preview.

Now, I just have to complain about something for a moment here. This panel was named incorrectly. It does not preview your transparency flattening. It simply alerts you to transparency issues. It really should be called the transparency flattener alert panel. Okay, I am done complaining. I just had to g...

Using the Transparency Flattener preview
Video duration: 3m 23s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Using the Transparency Flattener preview provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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InDesign
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