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In addition to printing, you can also export InDesign documents into several different kinds of file formats. In this chapter, we take a closer look at the preparations for delivering a file to a print vendor as well as many of the different kinds of files you can create electronically from an InDesign document. (We cover HTML, e-pub, and digital document export in the next chapter.) Before you print a document, it's good to make sure you have everything you need, so we start by looking at the preflight option.
The Preflight feature in InDesign helps confirm that everything you need to print your document is ready and available. It also provides information about the document you're printing, such as listing its fonts, print settings, and inks used. Using Preflight can help you determine whether your InDesign document has unlinked images or missing fonts before printing it. Here's how to use the Preflight option:
The Preflight panel opens. The Summary screen shows you all current images and ...