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Step 1: Loading the Output Style 

* For version CS3 and prior: Please submit the native file, all supporting fonts and images. Corporate Graphics will open your file using InDesign CCS and write a PDF. Please request a proof to make sure all fonts, images and text are as intended. 

A. Download output styles and color settings below. 

Click here to download settings for InDesign CS4-CS6, CC (Mac)

B. Unzipped downloaded files and move the files into the following locations on your MAC.

GRACol2006_Coated1v2.icc place in the following folder:

Hard drive >> Library >> Application Support >> Adobe >> Color >> Profiles >> Recommended

CG_Indesign_ColorSettings.csf place in the following folder: 

Hard drive >> Library >> Application Support >> Adobe >> Color >> Settings >> Recommended

CG_pdfx4.joboptions with InDesign open, load

1. File >> Adobe PDF Presets >> Define
2. In Adobe PDF Presets Window >> Load
3. Highlight CG_pdfx4.joboption >> Open
4. In Adobe PDF Preset Window >> Done

Step 2: Turn on Color Settings 

A. Open InDesign CS4, CS5, CS6 or CC. Be sure all documents are closed.

B. Edit >> Color Settings, select CG_InDesign_ColorSettings

Click OK.

Color Settings

Step 3: Writing a PDF 

Make sure that all instructions in steps 1-2 have been followed before writing a PDF.

A. Open your document.

B. Under File >> Export.

C. Name your pdf.

In CS4, Select Adobe PDF >> Save.


In CS5, CS6 or CC, you will need to choose Adobe PDF (Print) (not Adobe PDF (Interactive)) >> Save


D. Under Adobe PDF Preset: Select CG_pdfx4 >> Export

Select CG_pdfx4