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Is it possible to have InDesign CS5 save as a CS4 file by default?

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I ran into this problem before, and from what I found, InDesign CS5 cannot save files directly in CS4 format. If you need to open a CS5 document in CS4, this page tells you how to save it in a backwards-compatible file. The problem is it's a read-only format (I think), which is frustrating when you need to bounce between different versions.

There might be a third-party utility to do what you want, though, so let's wait and see if anyone else knows about that.

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That's painful as it would need a roll out to happen to everyone at once. Sigh. – Kvad Nov 17 '10 at 23:17
@Kvad: I know, I ran into this same situation, and it was extremely frustrating. Luckily I didn't have to do it on a large scale; I'm really sorry if you do. – Sasha Chedygov Nov 17 '10 at 23:59

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