Packaging a File from InDesign

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Packaging a File from InDesign

Step 1

Check your document for any missing links.

Go to the main menu Window > Links. The Red circles indicate missing graphics that need to be linked. The Yellow triangles indicate images that have been modified and just need to be updated.

Step 2

Choose File > Package from the main menu.

Step 3

Review your settings.

Step 4

If including a PDF, refer to the link below on how to create a Press-Ready PDF from InDesign and save your settings as a Preset.

Creating a Press-Ready PDF from Indesign

Step 5

Package your file. Then finally, on a Mac, Right-click or Control-click and Compress (Zip) the folder you just created. PC’s have the equivalent function as well. This makes it easier to upload to our FTP service by keeping everything together in one file when uploading and downloading.

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