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PDFMarkz File Menu - PDFMarkz User Guide - 1

Open

Brings up an Open File Dialog Window where you can select one or more PDF files to open.

Open Recent

Shows a list of recently opened files in case you need to re-open them again without hunting for them on your computer system.

Convert to IDML

This menu item allows you to select a PDF to convert directly to IDML without showing the Preview on screen. There are a few things that work differently about this menu item -

  1. This feature does not work with files listed in the Open Recent files menu
  2. You cannot change the path the IDML is created at, it will always be in the same folder as the file you select

Close

Closes an open file. Or, if you have multiple files open, will close the active file.

Export

Brings up the Export Window. This window can also be accessed by clicking on the Export icon on the document window toolbar. The Export icon is located on the left side of the Document Window Toolbar.

Export as IDML

Brings up a window asking you where to Save the IDML file. Once you select a location, clicking the Choose button will export an IDML of the active document to that location.

Export as PDF

Brings up a window asking you where to Save the PDF file. Once you select a location, clicking the Choose button will export your original PDF document to that location.

Share…

Pops up a Share Window where you can select where to share your file. The contents of the Share Menu are based on what you have setup under the macOS Preferences under Extensions/Share Menu.

Open in

These menu item selections allow you to open the active document in one of the following application, providing the application is properly loaded and licensed on your computer system.

Adobe InDesign – Selecting Open in InDesign will create an IDML of your PDF file and attempt to open it in the Default version of InDesign set in your macOS. In order for this to work, you must have a version of InDesign loaded on your computer and it must be InDesign CS4 or higher, as CS4 was the first version of InDesign that supported IDML.

QuarkXPressPDFMarkz create an IDML file of your PDF file and then send the IDML to Quark. This requires Quark 2017 or later in order to work as earlier versions of Quark had no support for IDML files.

Affinity Publisher – Selecting Open in Publisher will create an IDML of your PDF file and attempt to open it in Affinity Publisher. In order for this to work you need to be using Affinity Publisher 1.8 or later as version 1.7 and below do not support IDML files.

Adobe Acrobat – Selecting Open in Adobe Acrobat will pass your original PDF to Acrobat.

Adobe Illustrator – Selecting Open in Illustrator will pass your original PDF to Adobe Illustrator.

Print…

Selecting Print will bring up a standard macOS Print Dialog allowing you to print a hard copy to your printer.

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