In some cases, your print service provider may need you native art files in order to fix a problem or even make some on the fly corrections that you request. Packaging your Indesign file will be necessary so all the elements needed to update and produce a Print Ready PDF are available.
Here’s how to “Package” an Indesign file.
From the “File” menu select “Package”
Select where you would like to save your packaged files to go and select “Package”
Make sure your have checked “Copy Fonts” and “Copy Linked Graphics”
Click “Package” and Indesign will conveniently create a folder with your Indesign file, linked images and fonts.
PRO Tip Extra: Before uploading or emailing your packaged folder, compress it into one file for easy upload.