Preflighting Deep Dive

So you think you're ready to print or hand off your InDesign document to someone else? You can't be sure unless you preflight it first. Learn the ins and outs of quality checking an InDesign document. Join InDesign print expert Steve Werner as he shows you how to check files for print or other forms of output like SWF files.

Whether you work on a Mac or Windows, and regardless of what version of InDesign you're using, you¹ll learn these valuable tips and techniques:

  • What preflighting is and why it's necessary
  • How to preflight your files in InDesign CS2 or CS3
  • Live Preflighting in InDesign CS4
  • Understanding the forensic tools in InDesign: Find Font, Links panel, Separation Preview, Flattener Preview
  • Customizing Live Preflight and why it's necessary
  • How to decide what things you should preflight for
  • Working with your print service provider
  • The ins and outs of preflight: loading, saving and embedding preflight profiles
  • How to preflight a book
  • Preflighting files when outputting interactive PDF or SWF files

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The Presenter

Steve Werner is a trainer, consultant, and co-author of InDesign for QuarkXPress Users and Moving to InDesign. He has worked in the graphic arts industry for more than 20 years and was the training manager for ten years at Rapid Lasergraphics. He has taught computer graphics classes since 1988.

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