Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the exercise files, part of InDesign Insider Training: Print PDFs.
I need to say a quick word about the exercise files available for you to use. If you're a premium member of the online training library, you have access to the exercise files that I'll be using throughout this training. To open a document, simply double-click on it. Actually, I should point out that if you're using an older version of InDesign than I am. You might have trouble opening my files. In that case, open the IDML folder and double-click the IDML version of the file instead. In this case, I'm going to double-click this INDD file.
If you see a dialog box like this it says there are missing or modified links. Click the update links button and locate the proper images or use the relink command in a links panel to find the links. In some rare cases, you might see a dialog box that says you're missing fonts. If you see that, you can go ahead and use the find font feature to replace them with fonts you have on your system. On the other hand, if you don't have access to the exercise files. You can still learn by either just watching what I do or by following along using your own InDesign files.
- 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.