Join Keith Gilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Understand the importance of syntax, part of InDesign: Scripting Made Easy.
- Despite what your first-grade…English teacher might have told you,…when you give instructions to another human being…you can get by with some misspellings and punctuation errors…and the recipient should still be able to understand…what you're saying.…But computers aren't nearly as smart…as even a first-grader, yet, anyway.…The instructions you give to the computer must be just so.…You have to dot all your i's and cross all your T's…if the computer is going to understand your exact intent.…This precise way of referring to things…is sometimes called syntax.…
- 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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