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Wanted to find a way to get this script, but after I Google'd this, it seems that it's not so easy to find. Can anyone help me with this? I need a script that makes a folder with job name and in the folder creates .indd, .inx, .pdf files that links and embeds fonts.

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    I'm confused. Indesign cs3 has this under File > Package...
    – Joonas
    May 9, 2014 at 7:46
  • Of course I know that it is under there :)) but I was asking for script...
    – istoby
    May 9, 2014 at 8:27
  • @The1stLeo can you be a little clearer as to why what Joonas has mentioned doesn't work? Because at this time I too do not understand what your question needs and I would also suggest File > Package. Are you asking for a way to output everything such as .indd, .pdf, fonts resources etc. etc. in a package folder? May 9, 2014 at 13:14
  • Yes. I need to find a way to make a package folder with .indd, .pdf, .inx, fonts and links, NOT doing it manually with File->Package or Shift+Alt+Cmd+P BUT like run a script to run this process.
    – istoby
    May 13, 2014 at 10:51
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    This question appears to be off-topic because it is not about design, it's about scripting specifically. As such it should really be on SO or perhaps SU. Jun 15, 2014 at 21:09

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InDesign CS3 JS API exposes Document object method:

bool packageForPrint (to: File,
    copyingFonts: bool,
    copyingLinkedGraphics: bool,
    copyingProfiles: bool,
    updatingGraphics: bool,
    includingHiddenLayers: bool,
    ignorePreflightErrors: bool,
    creatingReport: bool
    [, versionComments: string]
    [, forceSave: bool=false])

This is programatically equivalent to the Package action. The same object also has method

void exportFile (format: varies,
    to: File
    [, showingOptions: bool=false]
    [, using: PDFExportPreset]
    [, versionComments: string]
    [, forceSave: bool=false])

which can be used to produce PDF, INX and other supported files types.

You'll find more information at http://jongware.mit.edu/indesigncs3jshelp/pc_Document.html and in appropriate InDesign Scripting Guide.

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