How to Open Publisher Files in InDesign Files with an Adobe CS6 Plugin

Note: Pub2ID has been DISCONTINUED. Please see our Products page for current Markzware offerings. Markzware also has a File Conversion Service where we can convert your Publisher files to InDesign.

Open Publisher files in InDesign files, using an Adobe CS6 plugin for desktop publishing. Use Markzware Pub2ID data conversion software to open Publisher in an Adobe InDesign file. Watch the tutorial video below and follow the step-by-step instructions to open Publisher files in Adobe InDesign files:

Pub2ID can convert Publisher to Adobe InDesign content and is developed by Markzware, publisher of several document conversion tools and other quality products for industries related to graphic arts. This InDesign plugin for Adobe Creative Suite graphic software workflows makes it easy for creative professionals to quickly convert Microsoft Publisher files to InDesign CS6. Check out this data conversion software video on how to open Publisher (newly-created or legacy files) in an InDesign file:

How to Open Publisher Files in InDesign Files with Adobe CS6 Plugin, Markzware Pub2ID

Pub2ID data conversion software is an Adobe CS6 plugin that can convert Publisher to InDesign content

Publisher to InDesign CS6 conversion with Pub2ID helps creative professionals move all Publisher content elements from files, or legacy files, to Adobe Creative Suite INDD for graphic design, including:

  • color models
  • fonts
  • layers
  • linked text boxes
  • page size
  • positioning
  • text attributes and tables
  • text wrap

Open Publisher Files
Pub2ID can also extract embedded images from Publisher content in graphic arts documents. Markzware recommends proofing all converted files before the output process, since graphic software DTP programs render text and represent graphic arts elements in different ways.

Open Publisher Files in InDesign Files
with an Adobe CS6 Plugin

Markzware Pub2ID for InDesign CS6 AutoShapes
Markzware Pub2ID transfers graphic design details from MS Publisher to InDesign

Steps to Open Publisher in InDesign INDD for graphic design, using Pub2ID data conversion software:

  • Locate your Microsoft Publisher file with InDesign > File > Open.
  • Click “Open”.
  • In the InDesign menu bar, click “Markzware”.
  • Select “Convert MS Publisher Document” from the Pub2ID fly-out menu.
  • The conversion progress bar appears.
  • The Microsoft Publisher file will open in InDesign.
  • Extracted images will be in a folder with the Microsoft Publisher file name and
    are linked in the new InDesign document.
  • Save the new InDesign document.
  • Close then reopen the new InDesign file.
  • Use the InDesign dialog to remap any missing fonts.
  • Re-save the new InDesign document.

To convert Publisher to InDesign CS6 for Adobe Creative Suite graphic design is that easy with Markzware Pub2ID! You can purchase this Adobe CS6 plugin today via the Pub2ID page on the Markzware website. Check out more document conversion tools for graphic software users on the Markzware Products page.

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See how to open Publisher files in InDesign files, with fonts, colors, and layers from PUB legacy files with the Pub2ID InDesign plugin for creative professionals. You can watch the above video, get Markzware document conversion tools, and open Publisher in InDesign to be able to edit PUB content in INDD documents.

Title: How to Open Publisher Files in InDesign Files with an Adobe CS6 Plugin
Published on: August 6, 2013
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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