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What if I can’t find the InDesign file - can I open the PDF?

Lesson 27 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

What if I can’t find the InDesign file - can I open the PDF?

Lesson 27 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

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27. What if I can’t find the InDesign file - can I open the PDF?

Lessons

Class Trailer

Overview

1

InDesign Tutorial Basics Class Introduction

01:50
2

Exercise files & Projects

02:39
3

What Does Adobe InDesign do?

01:34
4

What are the differences between InDesign and PageMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark?

05:10

PROJECT 1: One page flyer

5

How to change MM to Inches & changing UK to US dictionary in InDesign?

01:39
6

New document in InDesign - what is bleed & slug?

08:08
7

How to create your own RGB & CMYK colors in Adobe InDesign

08:39
8

How do I steal colors from a logo using InDesign?

03:14
9

How to color the background of a page in InDesign?

03:33
10

Importing resizing rotating & flipping images & Logos inside InDesign

07:53
11

How to Import text from Microsoft Word into Adobe InDesign

05:46
12

How to group, ungroup & rotate images in Adobe InDesign

05:12
13

How to make a dotted line, dashed line & borders in InDesign

05:20
14

How best to preview your work in Adobe InDesign

05:16
15

How to make a simple PDF from InDesign

06:43
16

How to save your InDesign file as a JPEG

02:27
17

Why should I use CC Libraries in InDesign?

05:08
18

How to share your InDesign files with others by using package document

04:26
19

Class Exercise 1

03:24
20

Quiz - One Page Flyer

PROJECT 2: Other people's files

21

Ideas, Inspiration & starter templates

04:59
22

Working with other people's InDesign documents, missing images

03:12
23

How to find missing fonts in InDesign?

04:27
24

How to replace images in InDesign?

01:30
25

Opacity, transparency and see through ness in Adobe InDesign

02:29
26

Why is InDesign adding [Converted] and making me 'save as'

01:06
27

What if I can’t find the InDesign file - can I open the PDF?

02:37
28

Quiz - Other people's files

PROJECT 3: Company Newsletter/Brochure

29

Creating a new company newsletter or brochure, what are spreads in InDesign

06:58
30

How to use a Master Page in Adobe InDesign

05:33
31

How do to add automatic page numbering to a InDesign file

04:11
32

Removing a master page & deleting parts off the master page in InDesign

02:30
33

Production Video 1

02:53
34

What is Effective PPI & Image resolution in the InDesign links panel

06:52
35

How to add drop shadows to an image or logo in InDesign

04:20
36

What is TypeKit used for in Adobe InDesign?

08:37
37

How to add the Copyright, Registered & Trademark symbols in InDesign

05:08
38

Where can I find the different versions of letters in InDesign - Ligatures.

03:35
39

How to add placeholder text & lorem ipsum & get a word count in InDesign

03:04
40

Importing Text from Microsoft Word & keeping or removing the formatting

02:58
41

Creating Columns in a text box using Adobe InDesign

01:46
42

How do I justify text & turn off hyphenation in InDesign?

03:59
43

What is the space after & leading in Adobe InDesign?

05:22
44

How to underline text with a full width line in Adobe InDesign?

01:53
45

How do I make a paragraph style in Adobe InDesign?

06:06
46

How do I update a Paragraph Style in Adobe InDesign?

04:28
47

How to use Find & Change to remove double spaces after a period or full stop.

02:37
48

Stealing colours from images, is there a format painter in Adobe InDesign?

03:09
49

InDesign Class Exercise 2 - Magazine Spread

04:22
50

Quiz - Company Newsletter/Brochure

PROJECT 4: Long Business Document

51

How to bring in lots of text into InDesign at once

08:11
52

How do I import paragraph styles from another document

12:45
53

How do I insert completely blank pages in Adobe InDesign

02:03
54

How do I create a gradient in Adobe InDesign

07:20
55

Do I need to use layers in Adobe InDesign

05:27
56

Opacity advanced, mater marks and Transparency Effects in Adobe InDesign

04:24
57

How do I add rounded corners to an image or box in Adobe InDesign?

02:52
58

How to add a large first letter to my text aka Drop Cap

02:16
59

How do I increase the space between letters in Adobe InDesign aka Tracking or Kerning

02:32
60

How do I get text to move around an image or shape using text wrap

03:57
61

Why can’t I put text over anything that has text wrap applied?

03:25
62

How to draw an arrow or triangle or star in Adobe InDesign

06:40
63

How do I put an image inside other shapes like a circle - cropping

02:47
64

What is Adobe Stock

04:17
65

Where can I find free images & icons that I can use for my business

04:23
66

How do I add bullets and numbered lists in Adobe InDesign?

00:51
67

How can I create a table inside Adobe InDesign?

07:10
68

How do I convert tables from Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel into Adobe InDesign

04:26
69

How do I get images to move with the text in Adobe InDesign using anchored objects?

03:22
70

How do I create a Line Break, Column Breaks & Page Breaks in Adobe InDesign?

04:16
71

How do I make an automatic table of contents in Adobe InDesign?

04:46
72

How do you change the tabs in Adobe InDesign?

04:30
73

Can I change the numbering of my pages so 1 starts later in the InDesign file?

03:26
74

Quiz - Long Business Document

PROJECT 5: Conference Name Badge

75

How do I combine Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in InDesign?

09:04
76

CLASS EXERCISE: Create your own business card

01:16
77

Quiz - Conference Name Badge

What next

78

How to create a mockup for your portfolio using InDesign

04:07
79

InDesign cheat sheet & shortcuts

12:45
80

BONUS: Software Updates

40:41
81

What to do after this InDesign tutorial class?

01:07
82

Quiz - What Next

Final Quiz

83

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

What if I can’t find the InDesign file - can I open the PDF?

Okay. Let's say we can't find the end design file. We only have the pdf. Can we open up the pdf in in design and start editing it. No. Okay. It's not possible. You can place it and it will stick it in like an image but you can't adjust it the way to adjust it. Is that hopefully your creative cloud subscriber and you've got something called Acrobat Pro or acrobat dc. If you don't have that installed, go and do that on my Mac here. There's a little icon apps and where is my mind called Acrobat dc. Okay, that's the current version of it. And if yours is not installed, install it. Ok. On a pc. I think the same little icon is in the bottom. Right, okay. And what you want to do is find your pdf, download it from your email or wherever you've got it and right, click it and say open with and make sure it goes into adobe. Acrobat now because this is the pro version and the paid version minds called Acrobat Pro dc videos says acrobat reader, it's not going to do any of this. Okay. Because your c...

reative cloud license user and it's going to work. And what we're gonna do over here on the right is one called edit pdf. Now don't get your hopes up too much, you can do additions, but you can't you can add images but you can't start swapping around and using it like in design. It's very, very caveman. Now, I'm going to make sure I'm on reddit along the top of their let's say are dress has changed, I can change it to 100. It's really slow and clunky and jumpy. Okay, so I can do that. No problem. Let's scroll down a little bit and you can see here, let's say I just need to change this or it's just a typo or price change. Jumpy, jumpy, that's okay. Okay, so you can do basic stuff in here. Basic formatting, You can add images, add text, okay, add text, click and drag out a box, adding text. Whoa, whoa, whoa. Okay, I'm still waiting for this to catch back up. Mine is a pretty hardcore Mac and it is a little bit here. It is, it's back. Okay, so that's kind of last ditch. You just want to make some basic amends and you don't have the in design file. You can do it here in acrobat pro. Now we've done an acrobat pro. This method works an illustrator often as well and illustrator has some pros and cons to it. It's a little bit harder to use illustrator if you've never used it before. But there's a little bit more formatting and layout changes. You can do. So try either this one, this is the easy version or adobe illustrator and opening your pdf in there and make changes. Alright, that's it for this video. I hope that's helped. Let's get into the next tutorial

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