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  • Pavlo
    Reply to Honest critique for a wedding design
    Pavlo
    Hi PD,
    Thank you. No problem. :-)
    I just wanted to clarify that I wasn't making a specific recommendation for her to use red and black together.
    cheers
    Today, 11:35 AM
  • PrintDriver
    Reply to Colors changing in ai when I copy and paste
    PrintDriver
    Before starting any art always check your color space. Going from RGB to CMYK, espcially by just telling Illustrator to do so using the Document Color Mode to just toggle it, will not only screw up your...
    Today, 11:23 AM
  • PrintDriver
    Reply to Honest critique for a wedding design
    PrintDriver
    When you compare "insipid" to "strong and bright" it can come off as advice.
    Your research suggestion was in a different paragraph.
    That's how I red it.
    I apologize...
    Today, 11:20 AM
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    Reply to Print Quality Issues... Am I being swindled?
    PrintDriver
    Like I said, some of the older board machines don't do "small" well.

    When doing large format, do not expect "digital" print quality where "digital" means high-end...
    Today, 11:16 AM
  • Pavlo
    Reply to Honest critique for a wedding design
    Pavlo
    Hi there PD,
    Just for the record: I have not given advice to janetm1000 to make it a strong red and black.

    My suggestion to her was, "...to do further research into Chinese culture...
    Today, 11:10 AM
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  • Background tasks - INDESIGN

    Is there anyway to disable the background tasks from running when I pdf from InDesign?

    I am only trying to pdf simple visuals and its taking an eternity to complete the task as its running BACKGROUND TASKS (I cant even save and close the InDesign doc) - I can see where this would be a great tool as you approach print readiness - but its a pain in the backside earlier in the design process.

    Appreciate any help

    Thanks
    Steve

  • #2
    Background tasks cannot be turned off.

    However, it shouldn't take any more time to make the PDF - it should take the same amount of time. There was an issue with PDFs and background tasks, and I think it was ironed out in an update. Make sure your InDesign is fully updated.

    If it's taking too long to make the pdf then there could be something wrong. A quick way to avoid the background task is to make a new Book (File>New Book) and insert the indesign file in there. When you make a PDF from the Book Panel sub-menu it does not use the Background Task.


    You could also choose File>Export>PDF (interactive) this too avoids Background Tasks - but it always makes spreads of a facing page document (there is no option to not have spreads (double annoying)).


    So in short - if the PDF is taking forever then there is something wrong. Avoid the background task by placing your file in a book file and export from the book panel instead.

    "May your hats fly as high as your dreams"Michael Scott

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    • #3
      Thanks Eugene - Thats twice today - I owe you.

      Also onto the small claims court

      Thanks
      Steve

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      • #4
        It was taking much longer to make PDFs, but I haven't noticed it recently. It must've been fixed in an update, as Eugene said.
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