24 Answered Questions for the topic Adobe InDesign

Adobe Indesign Javascript Indesign Basil.js

08/05/19

How can I dynamically attach a scripting label to a newly created item in basil.js?

Is there a way to add scripting labels to PageItems that are created in code, i.e. without using the Scripting Label panel? My code looks like this: var tf = b.text("Hello World", 200, 200,... more
Adobe Indesign Indesign Html5 Ipad

07/30/19

Best way of creating graphics-heavy, cross-platform, eBooks?

I have been working on converting graphics and layout heavy books (created in Adobe InDesign) into cross-platform eBooks with non-standard functionality (embedded video, audio, interactivity,... more
Adobe Indesign Indesign

07/20/19

Convert indesign output to html5?

I want to write a viewer that convert in-design output format to html5 format and all the user design in adobe indesign can display in browser but i do not know which output is suitable for me, i... more
Adobe Indesign Indesign Javascript Events

07/16/19

Indesign scripting: How to add color to the dialog staticTexts?

Currently developing a script for indesign CS6, using javascript. I am looking for a way to add color to the labels in a dialog ui, The sample code is as follows var myDialog =... more
Adobe Indesign Indesign

07/04/19

Convert auto page numbers special character to actual value in InDesign document?

I need to go through an InDesign document a convert all the auto page number special characters to their actual value. So on each page, find a auto page number symbol and replace it with the value... more
Adobe Indesign Graphic Design Book Resize

06/26/19

InDesign: Faster way to resize image in frame?

I'm using Adobe InDesign (CC 2014) to layout a photo book. I've created a frame, and placed an image inside it. I want to resize the image and drag it around to frame it nicely.I know that you can... more
Adobe Indesign Navigation Indesign Pdf

06/22/19

Making a button in indesign go to a specific page in exported PDF?

In InDesign I can define buttons and can add different actions to them. One of these actions is "go to page", but apparently that function is only usable when exporting the InDesign document as an... more
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06/14/19

How can I create a responsive email design in Adobe InDesign?

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06/11/19

What are the pink and purple lines in InDesign?

Adobe Indesign Javascript Indesign

06/05/19

Why does closing a window in Indesign doesn't work?

I have a question concerning Indesign script. Why does it work, when you close a window like: submitButton.onClick = function(){ close(); } But when I try to execute a function afterwards... more

06/04/19

add property to object?

With Indesign scripting, why can't I add properties to an object? I get an error > Object does not support the property or method 'foo' items = b.items(b.layer("s_labels")); for (var i =... more
Adobe Indesign Indesign Text Extraction

06/04/19

Access Adobe InDesign files?

I need some directions for the following problem: I have a lot of InDesign files and i have to setup a process that will track if a certain paragraph or text block has changed between diferent... more
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05/30/19

Is there is any advantage using Adobe InDesign?

Adobe Indesign Indesign Xml Hyperlink

05/30/19

adding hyperlinks to indesign?

I'm fairly new to Adobe Indesign, but I'm ok with various coding languages. I want to create a web-based document that lists some products and product descriptions with each product description... more

05/13/19

Run event listener only once after saving InDesign document?

I have a script _(that I did not write)_ that has a `app.addEventListener('afterOpen', addVariables);` event in it (addVariables being the name of the function). I altered it to be... more
Adobe Indesign Javascript Arrays Indesign

05/06/19

Remove items from one array if not in the second array?

I state that I have tried for a long time before writing this post. For an InDesign script, I'm working with two array of ListItems. Now I'm trying to remove the items of one array that aren't in... more

04/30/19

InDesign or Illustrator for package design?

I was debating with my students this week about which software to submit their files in for my package design class. A few advantages of InDesign I see are as follow: - The capability of creating... more
Adobe Indesign Java Indesign Adobe

04/30/19

How to create our own plugins in adobe indesign?

I want to create my own plugin, Is there any tutorial available. I want to do it in java. Thanks in Advance.

04/12/19

When designing for apparel how should the canvas be addressed?

I am aware that most screen printing or DTG (Direct To Garment) have a maximum print size but I'm curious to know what is the proper way to address apparel designs when the intended design is to be... more
Adobe Indesign Adobe Illustrator Adobe

04/04/19

Is InDesign better than Illustrator for designing a resume?

What is the best Adobe software for designing a résumé?

I have been creating my CV with Photoshop for several years now. I've heard and seen it myself, that this is not the right tool at all to design a résumé.I never used the other tools from the Adobe... more
Adobe Indesign Adobe Illustrator

03/19/19

How to use an Illustrator graphic as a text bullet in InDesign?

I've created a vector image in Illustrator. I would like to import it into InDesign and use it as bullets. I googled it but they just mention pasting it on to the clipboard and they don't explain... more
Adobe Indesign Adobe Illustrator Workflow Pdf

03/18/19

Best way to send layouts with editable text to writers/editors who don't have design software?

Here's a common design workflow problem, probably most relevant to in-house designers, but also to agencies who have a lot of non-design writing or research staff, or freelancers who work with... more
Adobe Indesign Html Dreamweaver Photoshop

03/18/19

Export HTML and CSS from Photoshop or InDesign?

I am building web site and I've got .psd file of how the site should look like and I can make it manually but it will take time. I was wondering if there is a way to export a Photoshop or InDesign... more

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