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Script: FontReporter® 2 / Collect used Fonts Info from multiple files

[UPDATED]

Do you need information about fonts used in your document(s)? Do you want to check is some fonts missing in a more than one file? You can do that with FontReporter®!

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QuickTip: Copy Script Labels to Item Names [CS5]

September 20, 2010 2 comments

As you probably know, in CS5, it’s really pain to work with Script Label‘s, and there is no easy way to address objects by Script Label. In pre-CS5 versions of InDesign, with item() we’ve received element Script Label but in CS5 we receive element name from Layer‘s panel. Using script versioning we can achieve pre-CS5 behavior, but it’s not really safe. So, why not copy all existing Script Label‘s into Layer‘s panel element names? 😀

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QuickTip: Turn Off All Caps in Panel Names through Script

September 17, 2010 3 comments

Inspired by yesterday post about making Panel Names to Title Case, I made small script to help you enable/disable this feature (Easter Egg) through scripting. What script actually does? It checks if folder “noallcaps” exists in InDesign start up folder, and depending on our selection it creates/removes folder. I also added check for folder contents, so if there are files inside, folder will not be deleted.

You can download script here:

That’s it!

Have fun! 😀

QuickTip: Turn Off All Caps in Panel Names

September 17, 2010 6 comments

Are you annoyed with all panel names in All Caps?! There is really easy way to turn them into Title Case! Tested with InDesign and InCopy CS4 and CS5!

Be sure you check out Don’t Like All Caps in the Interface? Try This For Some Relief on InDesign Secrets website!

Have fun! 😀

Copy All Anchored/Inline Objects to a New Layer

September 16, 2010 5 comments

Few days ago on Adobe’s InDesign Scripting forum I found question about duplicating all anchored and inline objects to another layer. It’s quite simple task, and all we have to do, is to get all page items, and check item parent. If parent is Character, then it’s anchored/inline object. So, let’s take a look! 🙂

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QuickTip: Calculate Script Execution Time

Building some complex script, have multiple variations of same part of the script, and want to know which one is faster? This little function is perfect for you! Take a look! 😀

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QuickTip: Add Custom (CMYK/RGB/HEX) Colors to Document

September 11, 2010 3 comments

Want to add custom colors to document? Wanna do it fast and painless? Here is short function that will do all job for you!

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