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