Automating Adobe InDesign 2019 - AppleScript


User Input - Dialogs

Monday, January 21, 2019

When it comes to interacting with the user, AppleScript gives you a number of choices. With Adobe InDesign, you have even more. In this post we will look at working with InDesign's dialog object. More

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