I have a document (InDesign CS6) with a story, using text frames as placeholders. These text frames all have a graphic frame as first paragraph, going on with some other paragraphs with text. Now, i would like to apply an object style to those placeholders. Please excuse my english :(

Any help appreciated


You can use the "Object" tab of the Find/Replace feature.

  • Sorry, i forgot to tell, that i have about 6000 of those placeholders. I was looking for a script (javascript or apple script) to handle this. – utzZ Feb 22 '19 at 9:58
  • The thing is... you didn't provide enough information! Question is: is there anything that distinguishes those objects you want to apply a style to from other text frames in your document? Fill or stroke color? Effects? number of columns, inside margins? etc, etc... – Vinny Feb 22 '19 at 10:13
  • @utzZ have you looked for a script? have you tried writing a script? Or are you merely hoping someone will write one for you? – Scott Jul 18 '19 at 19:19

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