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