How do I save my file as a PDF?

Generally, from whatever program you are working in, you should be able to go to ‘File’ and choose ‘Save As’. From that window you can than choose the PDF file format to save it as. For more detailed instructions, see below.

InDesign

  1. Go to 'File' and select 'Export...'
  2. Format should be Adobe PDF (Print)
  3. Choose the [Press Quality] Adobe PDF Preset
  4. Click 'Export'

Illustrator

  1. Go to 'File' and select 'Save As...'
  2. Format should be Adobe PDF (Print)
  3. Choose the [Press Quality] Adobe PDF Preset
  4. Click 'Save PDF'

Photoshop

  1. Go to 'File' and select 'Save As...'
  2. Format should be Photoshop PDF
  3. Choose the [Press Quality] Adobe PDF Preset
  4. Click 'Export'

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