16. Exporting PDF Documents

In this chapter, you learn how to choose PDF export settings and save them as presets.

These days, creating a layout solely for print isn’t enough. As a graphic designer, you’re expected to also create a PDF version. Not only do PDFs provide an easy and practical way to send proofs to your clients, but you can also post a PDF of a finalized layout for download and reach a much larger audience. You can also create interactive PDFs that include hyperlinks, bookmarks, buttons, and even movie and sound files.

Choosing Export as PDF Settings

The PDF export settings in InDesign are similar in some respects to the Print dialog box settings you saw in Chapter 15. The main differences are the Compression panel settings, ...

Get Using Adobe InDesign CS5 now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.