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Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 7

Exporting to PDF and Printing

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Checking (preflighting) documents

check Packaging documents for delivery

check Understanding file formats

check Exporting to different file formats

check Printing documents

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.

Preflight: Preparing Your Documents for Printing

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 ...

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