Automating Adobe InDesign 2019 - AppleScript


Paragraph Styles on Steroids

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Paragraph Styles on Steroids More

Much Used Handlers

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Much Used Handlers More

XML Document With Table

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

XML Tables More

Beginning XML

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

XML Basics More

Buttons from Center

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Buttons from Center  More

Automate Image Placement

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Automating Image Placement More

Using Text Files for Data

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Using Text Files for Data More

Automate Placing Images - Grid II

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Automate Placement of Images with Caption More

Lists II

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

In this post we will look at some of the issues surrounding working with lists. Knowing the ins and outs of lists is paramont when writing scripts to automate Adobe InDesign. For instance the following will return a list of the rectangles found on a page:  More

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