IN THIS CHAPTER
Checking (preflighting) documents
Packaging documents for delivery
Understanding file formats
Exporting to different file formats
In addition to printing, you can also export InDesign documents into several different kinds of file formats. In this chapter, you 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. 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 ...