Automating Adobe InDesign 2019 - AppleScript


Automate Image Placement

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Automating Image Placement More

Reading Files As Lists, Deeper Dive

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Reading Files As Lists, Deeper Dive More

Using Text Files for Data

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Using Text Files for Data More

Automate Placing Images - Grid

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Automate Placing Images 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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dropdowns handlers active spread Read text file as list Checkbox Control Script Preferences Export to PDF Repeat With import text dialog primary text frame Text Style Mapping stacking order Choose from list random number object styles Document Presets StandardAdditions Multi-state objects Previous text frame Next Style intent entire path XML try/on error Combobox fit Adding Captions threaded text frames integer editboxes XML tags Nested Repeat Loops Change Text Clearing Overrides map tags to styles giving up after measurement editboxes Write to File text item delimiters Image Placement coordinates live bounds date objects GREP image metadata selection Enabling Groups Create Text Frame file paths Styling Text grid script folder Script panel start paragraph Excel sort list table styles script templates Create Document paragraph styles measurements Radiobutton Group tab list Script Library Choose file Check for Styles do script Autoflow static alignment place point Duplicate InDesign template next text frame Place text Keyboard Shortcuts draw from center choose file name Adjust Layout Templates find change options rest of list Apply Object Style bookmarks Document stylesheets automated workflow Chaining Paragraph Styles tabs master spread repeat loops text editbox reference to Find by Attribute Placing images user interaction level file info page items Find Text Border Panel CALS tables move file Image Events rest time import styles Character Styles Buttons info for auto tag convert to text lists Document from Template Custom Dialog import XML text import preferences radiobutton control lists of lists XML structure Editbox Library Folder