Join Keith Gilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Understand the InDesign object model, part of InDesign: Scripting Made Easy.
- Using InDesign manually, the hard way,…without scripting,…usually involves selecting something…before you do something.…For example,…you select a frame and then you resize it.…Or you select some text…and change the font.…Yes, you can write a simple script that…does something to…whatever you have selected at the moment.…But very often you'll need some way for a script to…locate specific objects or specific kinds of…objects within a document.…For example, you might want a script to…locate every table on every page…and remove any empty rows in those tables.…
- 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
InDesign CC 2013 Essential Trainingwith David Blatner9h 30m Beginner
InDesign CC 2014: EPUBswith Anne-Marie Concepción4h 50m Beginner
InDesign: Layout and Compositionwith Nigel French1h 27m Appropriate for all
Word and InDesign: Integrationwith Anne-Marie Concepción3h 29m Intermediate
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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