Automating Adobe InDesign 2019 - AppleScript


Happy Holidays

Monday, December 16, 2019


Repeat to the Rescue

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Repeat to the Rescue More

Automate Placing Images _ Naming Convention

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Automate Document Image Placement More

Automate Placing Images - Grid II

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Automate Placement of Images with Caption More

Automate Placing Images - Grid

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Automate Placing Images More

Read Text File as List

Monday, April 15, 2019

Reading Text Files as Lists 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


Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Lists More

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