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Indesign: how to export multiple PDFs using different presets at once
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Sure, here's a few: Free: http://www.kahrel.plus.com/indesign/batch_convert.html Paid: http://zevrix.com/outputfactory.php Paid: https://www.axaio.com/doku.php/fr A little tip on using any of these ...

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Use GREP to replace multiple characters
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Indeed a script can do it: //Main routine var main = function() { //==================VARS==================// var //The document doc = app.properties.activeDocument, //Find Grep Preferences in ...

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Multiple whitespace characters in XML for InDesign
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The “Ignore White Space” setting will get rid of any spaces surrounding closing/opening tags and any trailing spaces before closing tags as leading spaces after opening tags. Choosing to ignore white ...

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InDesign combines all csv separated columns as one field in data merge
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Your problem is that Excel uses semi-colon separators when InDesign looks for comas. Prefer tabbed text format on export and everything will be fine ;)

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How do I position an InDesign object using Javascript?
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Here is a proposal: var main = function() { var doc = app.properties.activeDocument, today = (new Date()).getDate(), found, x1, x2, y1, y2; if ( !doc ) return; app....

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What's the difference between Color and Swatch in InDesign
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Swatch is a super class that embeds color, gradients, mixed inks or a mixed inks group. Color is just a member of that family. A swatch (color, gradient, tint, or mixed ink). Superclass of Color, ...

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InDesign: How to import frame breaks with XML?
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You don't insert frame breaks into the XML contents. You do that in Paragraph Styles→Keep Options, where you set the start of the paragraph in the next frame. But it requires that your XML content be ...

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Data Merge fouling up Single Quotes
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Your text file is probably non UTF-8 encoded. Re-save your source file in UTF-8 and it should be fine.

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Why does Indesign combine my csv columns into a single entry, when data merging?
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No it's because InDesign looks for commas as a separator while Excel will use a semi-colon. Prefer Tabbed Text as export format. InDesign will like this better ;)

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Faster merge software than Indesign Data merge
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InDesign indeed is not performing enough with such huge documents. Once that said, you can think of a script that will generate documents one record at a time. But given the extensive amount of ...

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how to populate only complete data with easy catalog
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You have many options. The one that suits you depends on your layout expectations. Using Conditional Processing in text : @@if {checkLength} = ‘‘@@A@@else@@B@@endif@@ Would require a custom field (...

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Indesign - scriping xlink:href via scripts
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XPath implementation in ExtendScript is far from complete. A lot of things and function that would work in a fully compliant XPath environment will fail. Here is another approach that seems to do the ...

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Indesign Script - output xml content as textframes
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A possible approach : var main = function() { var doc = app.properties.activeDocument, root, xes, xe, n = 0, i = 0, tf, pg, props = { geometricBounds:[0,0,10, 100] }; if ( !doc ) { alert("...

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InDesign: how to make a "phone button" style or inline graphic
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A valid option would be to use IndyFont from Indiscripts.com This script will let you generate your own otf font. Once that made, it's easy to apply that font to the numbers even with a grep style : ...

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Mapping Excel data with id’s into InDesign
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I don't know if that will suit you but If you want to keep track of data in order to easily updates changes in the layout, I would recommend looking at a plugin like EasyCatalog. It can load Excel ...

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InDesign XML Running Head
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You need to check at running headers : https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/using/numbering-pages-chapters-sections.html

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Indesign: Is it possible to Replace frames those content a specific link with clipboard content?
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Yes and no. If the existing frames have some object styles applied, you could use the Find/Change Object dialog and use "Contents of clipboard" as a replacing value. Otherwise, you could simply use ...

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Is there a way for paragraph shading to recognize text wrap?
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Use paragraph rules instead. Those can be restrained to text.

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How to dynamically display object properties in a textbox in Indesign?
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There is no way to do this automatically. However, Rorohiko made a plug-in/script called FrameReporter that will provide this information for you. You can try the script for free, see if it works ...

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How to change (and KEEP) appearance of button in Indesign?
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There isn't "toggle" buttons by default in InDesign (unless I am wrong). It's easy however to fake them by using a combination of two buttons mutually hiding/displaying each other.

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Building tag structure when exporting to XML from InDesign
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You can use XSLT on XML export. Save this as an XSL file and pick it up on the XML export process… <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/...

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Indesign API built-in events paragraph-style
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The documentation states that you can attach event listeners to DOM objects such as myParaStyle.addEventListener but I could never got something to work with those. But you can use an idleEvent ...

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Best File Management Practices when you have thousands of Files
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At this stage you may need a DAM (Digital Asset Management solution) solution where users can upload assets, tag them with keywords and use those later. Some products offer connection plugins so you ...

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Is there a way to script InDesign to read the EXIF information of a photo?
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Wouldn't live captions a perfect tool and script free ?

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updating links based on pageItem name, not based on index of 'links.items'
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You can certainly use the name to target a collection's item: var link = app.activeDocument.links.itemByName("myLink.jpg"); //Get sure the reference exists before any further action if ( link.isValid ...

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Populate InDesign document with XML
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You don't need to program anything. This behavior can be easily obtained with a bit of adjustment to your layout and tagging plus setting "Clone Repeating Text Elements". Basically you need this in ...

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InDesign: how to have editors collaborate on the content
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InCopy immediately comes to mind, but you may also consider DocsFlow or WordsFlow for dealing with shared text contents:

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How to create a new glyph = letter + ogonek in InDesign
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I would recommend IndyFont Pro that will let you create your own opentype font from an existing font. The price is cheap and the product is tremendous and specifically designed for such typographic ...

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Include assignments when exporting XML from InDesign
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Use this xsl on export <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <xsl:template match="/"> <xsl:apply-templates select="*"/> </xsl:template> <xsl:template match="Story"&...

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InDesign - Show/Hide multiple forms on different pages with one button
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It depends on what you are up to. If you want to work with different languages within the indesign document, you can either choose to work with one layer per language or use conditional text. However ...

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