So once this is finished, what we got to do is go to the File menu now and simply choose Export that will bring up the Export dialog box, so just pull this up, may be make it a little bit smaller. It does not need to be quite so long and just make sure that it is saved to the desktop at this point. We do not really need to make this something we are going to look at again later on. So we will just going to call it invitation.pdf and the default format should be PDF instead of any of the other options underneath there. So we will go ahead and hit return or enter that would click the Save button and then that would bring up the export PDF dialog box.
Now we are just going to jump through a few very quick settings in here. We have some presets at the top. What I am going to do is choose the smallest file size that will down rest all of the graphics so they are nice and small and compact. Very importantly over here on the right where it says compatibility, I am going to choose Acrobat 6 or above so I am making sure that anyone you send this to has the Acrobat Reader 6 or above to just going to make sure that that is back with Compatible so Acrobat 6 format there. I will make sure that all pages are sent out and very importantly create Acrobat layers right here, that option is only available when it is Acrobat 6 format or above. So I am just going to make sure all of our layers are visible.
Go across here to the Compression settings, down rest to around a 100 pixels per inch for the images that are above 150. So the images will be of fairly decent quality, but it does not really matter what you put in here as long as it is something fairly, fairly low. Image quality is currently set to low so you maybe want to push that up a little bit to either medium or even high. Maybe high will be good in this case. Marks and bleeds, we are not going to touch anything in there. We do not want either of those. I will put you to something that we will touch on later and on the advance settings, there is nothing that we will apply here either. So the main thing really was to come back to the general settings and make sure to create Acrobat layers and Acrobat 6 format here is selected.
So go ahead and hit return or enter, it may bring up a warning regarding the transparency of the document because we do have that drop shadow effect on the front. This is just going to tell us that the colors might shift fairly slightly because we have a CMYK document that is going to preview in RGB. I am not worried about that. Just go ahead and click OK. Click OK again regarding hidden layers because it knows it is going to export them in the PDF output. Now once this is done, I am just going to jump back across to the desktop over here and you will see the PDF right here. I am just going to open that up inside of Acrobat or Acrobat Reader if you have it and just press again the same command that is InDesign. Command 0 or Ctrl 0 on the PC to fit the design in the window and you can see that everything is there. We have our image with a second tone here. These are the Photoshop effects that we created in InDesign. We have the guides. We have the illustrator files, the drop shadow, the logo, the formatted type down here.
If .you hit the right arrow key on the keyboard, we can jump across to the second page. Again we have all of our images here in the table, the same information on the right and in this case, we could maybe just get the zoom tool and have a look at that, we do have our English type which is showing up very happily. We go across to the left hand side of the window, you can see a layers tab. Pull that out and you can see all of the layers from the document. In this case the client could now say “I have checked the English type, I am happy with that.” Let us turn off the English one, let us view the German type, go over and double check that. Turn that off and also check the French type as well. So a great way to save layered versions of files from multiple format languages and even different designs that could be layered one on top of the other for the c