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MichaelW

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Inserting Models into InDesign
« on: November 02, 2013, 03:06:20 PM »
Does anyone know of a way to insert models I have produced into InDesign CS6 for a presentation? Thank you!

hengefjes

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Re: Inserting Models into InDesign
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2013, 05:18:44 PM »
You could try to export model as .u3d from PS, and then import it to indesign. I have noe experience with indesign, but it works in Adobe acrobat pro.

MichaelW

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Re: Inserting Models into InDesign
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2013, 10:04:10 AM »
U3D does work with Acrobat but I don't think it does in InDesign. Part of my problem is I do not have Acrobat so I cannot do it anyway through that medium.

chrisd

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Re: Inserting Models into InDesign
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2013, 12:33:28 AM »
Is there a reason you can't use renderings?

Adobe basically has outsourced the 3d pdf component. They allow for 3d functionality by 3rd party developers. If InDesign does import 3d models, you probably will not be able to do much with it.

You will need Simlab Composer http://www.simlab-soft.com/ or 3D PDF converter http://www.tetra4d.com/ or similar software. There are a few others out there.