InDesign General Preferences & Document Setup

General preferences

Set up all your preferences before you start working on the paper. If you’ve already started importing graphics and text, you may want to delete them, set these preferences, and re-import them.

Go to InDesign > Preferences > General (The Preferences option is found under Edit in the PC version of InDesign). You may want to change the Ruler units from picas to inches. To do so in the preferences menu go to Units & Increments, and change the Horizontal/Vertical Ruler units to Inches.

Document Set-up

Our Sales Representative can give you information about the different page dimensions when you call for estimates. Document set-up will vary depending on how you want your final product to appear. To create a new document go to File>New>Document…