InDesign book problem - help?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by shakespeare, Mar 11, 2003.

  1. shakespeare macrumors 6502

    Apr 29, 2002
    Portland, Maine
    I'm trying to lay out a magazine using, rather than one big document, InDesign's book feature. However, I'm having trouble getting it to maintain the spreads (all the documents within the book have facing pages) when I output the book to PDF. The PDF ends up as a bunch of individual pages. Does anyone have any idea what things I need to do to get it to keep the spreads? The 'spreads' box is, of course, checked in the export to PDF options panel. The Adobe documentation on this subject is very poor, and I can't figure out what I need to do. Help?
  2. mox358 macrumors 6502


    May 22, 2002
    user-to-user forums rock

    try posting your question in adobe's user-to-user forum for ID2 on Mac. They have some genuis bar type people there who know ID in and out. I only use it for poster's and small documents, so I can't help you much... Sorry.
  3. OSeXy! macrumors regular

    Jan 17, 2002
    London (or virtually here)
    I'll have a look later. I think there is a check-box which says 'keep speads together' or something in the .pdf export options.
  4. beatle888 macrumors 68000


    Feb 3, 2002
    yup thats probably it....keep as spreads, or whatever.

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