How to Convert PDF File to InDesign CC 2017 File: PDF2DTP for InDesign

In this article, Markzware gives you steps and a video, to show you how to convert PDF file to InDesign CC 2017 file, using PDF2DTP for InDesign CC 2017. See video.

Even when you create or receive an outstanding PDF design, a manual file conversion can stall the InDesign workflow. A dependable CC plugin can offer fast and easy conversion from PDF to InDesign.

Markzware has long been an industry leader in technology and innovation for print, publishing and graphic arts. Markzware’s PDF2DTP Bundle Subscription offers conversion tools to convert PDF to InDesign.

You can open and edit a PDF (Portable Document Format) file in an Adobe InDesign file (INDD document) for Creative Cloud 2017. Watch this PDF2DTP demonstration video, to learn how:

How to Convert PDF File to InDesign CC 2017 File: PDF2DTP for InDesign

PDF files could be converted with conversion software, to allow your workflow to use InDesign features, that can help you to meet compatibility requirements. Markzware’s PDF2DTP Bundle Subscription gives users the InDesign CC plugins they need for PDF to InDesign CC 2017 file conversion.

How to Convert PDF to InDesign with PDF2DTP
To convert all pages in a PDF to InDesign with PDF2DTP, click the Markzware menu item, click PDF2DTP, and select “Convert PDF…”. You can also specify a range of pages, set conversion parameters and options, or view the help/about window.

InDesign plugins are key to optimizing productivity and streamlining an Adobe InDesign workflow. PDF2DTP’s ability to convert InDesign, including InDesign CC 2017, is exceptional.

Advantages of Using PDF2DTP
• opens the PDF in InDesign, allowing you the flexibility to edit the PDF within InDesign.
accurately converts PDF to InDesign files.
saves labor, since the PDF does not have to be reconstructed.
• enables organizations with DTP workflows to get a high return on investment.
• helps you to safeguard your intellectual property.
speeds up production, by getting files into your workflow’s optimum file format.

Locating a PDF File, While Using PDF2DTP for InDesign to
Convert PDF File to InDesign CC 2017 File:

Locating a PDF File, Using Markzware PDF2DTP to Convert PDF File to InDesign CC 2017 FilePDF2DTP for InDesign Features include:
Convert PDF menu item: Convert all pages in a PDF file to InDesign CS6 through CC 2017.
• Glyph Editor Tool: Choose which glyph character shown in the document to use for a missing glyph.
Help menu item: See the version number of PDF2DTP for InDesign you are running. Link to the online PDF2DTP manual. Link to the Markzware Tech Support Request Form. Specify a range of pages to convert.
• Preferences: Link text boxes into a “chain”. Preserve Hyperlinks for selected text. Convert PDF Bookmarks.
Document Settings Preferences: Save your new document to a designated conversion folder. Save image previews in the PDF to the conversion folder. Save one image preview file if there are any duplicates. Save the Clipping Path in the preview file. Save an ICC Profile, if defined in the PDF, to the preview file. Save the image preview to a Duotone EPS if the color space is defined as DeviceN and uses Spot colors. Create a file in the conversion folder for a missing image which has a known name. If a PDF contains an image path and PDF2DTP can locate that image, it will link to it.
Font Settings Preferences: Substitute missing fonts with the application’s default font. Scale the text using a substituted font, so characters can closely match their original positions. Add Character Styles to your application. Add Paragraph Styles to your  application. Convert Tables. Enable “grouping” of many small objects usually found in placed artwork. Include Pasteboard items (registration marks and targets, etc.). Find text in small text boxes containing text equal to a Page Number and replace the text with InDesign’s AutoPage Marker. Ignore a large quantity of small objects.
• Save To Preferences: Set the location of the conversion folder. Write over existing files in your conversion folder.
“Converting PDF” progress bar: Track the file conversion process, including the number of the page now converting, the total number of pages in the range, and the time usage.

PDF and InDesign are some of the most widely used creative apps for design teams. PDF2DTP does a phenomenal job of converting PDFs, as you can see by the positive PDF2DTP reviews from users.

The PDF2DTP for InDesign Annual Subscription supports:
• InDesign CC 2017 Mac
• InDesign CC 2015 Mac
• InDesign CC 2014 Mac
• InDesign CC Mac
• InDesign CS6 Mac

Prepress and creative professionals often use InDesign as their main design application. Markzware’s PDF2DTP plugin gives you a quick way to convert PDF to InDesign, when you need to modify layout items.

PDF2DTP for InDesign can convert PDF document details to InDesign, including:
• colors
• tables
• blends
• images
• runarounds
• text attributes
• page positioning
pdf2dtp-logo 300x300PDF2DTP is the ultimate PDF conversion add-on for InDesign CC 2017 users. Markzware’s InDesign plugins save you time and effort that could be better spent on other desktop publishing tasks.

Markzware’s PDF2DTP Bundle Subscription gives you access to PDF2DTP for InDesign CC 2017, 2015, CC 2014, CC, and CS6 for macOS with a single purchase. This license gives you flexibility, at a low price.

You can buy the PDF to InDesign plugin via the PDF2DTP page. See more document conversion tools on the Markzware Products page.

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How to Convert PDF File to InDesign CC 2017 File: PDF2DTP for InDesign

Title: How to Convert PDF File to InDesign CC 2017 File: PDF2DTP for InDesign
Published on: March 16, 2017
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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