Join Keith Gilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing a script editor, part of InDesign: Scripting Made Easy.
You could check to see if you have…the ExtendScript Toolkit installed…by looking in your Applications folder on the Mac…or your Program Files folder in Windows.…If it isn't installed you can download it…from Adobe's website and this is a little bit odd…because this program is free for Creative Cloud members…but it doesn't show up anywhere…in the Creative Cloud desktop app.…So if you look through your list of apps…in the Creative Cloud desktop app,…you'll see no mention of the ExtendScript Toolkit.…
So what you can do is go to this website,…click on the Download button,…
- What are InDesign scripts?
- Installing scripts
- Editing scripts
- Referencing InDesign objects in scripts
- Creating a script to set preferences
- Creating a script to watermark designs
- Creating a script to transpose characters
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Get Started
2. Find and Install Scripts
3. Edit a Script
5. Reference InDesign Objects with a Script
6. Create a Script to Configure Preferences and Defaults
7. Create a Script to Add Document Watermarks
8. Create a Script to Transpose Two Characters
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