Including Bleed & Crop Marks in your PDF
When exporting your completed design for print from InDesign or Illustrator, there is a section in the export dialogue box that concerns crop marks and bleed. You do not need to turn on ANY of the printer marks except trim and using document bleed settings. Page information is optional. Here's how that looks... From Adobe Illustrator: From Adobe InDesign: Why is this important? Crop marks let us know where you expect to see your piece trimmed. Without them, we are guessing. And you must include bleed if you want your design to go all the way to the edges when finished.