Archive for November, 2010

Showing Text Formatting Overrides

Posted by: on: November 14th, 2010 | 19 Comments

Some time back, Mark Autret posted in his blog that he discovered a scripting property which enables a hidden feature in InDesign which shows a strike-through on text with character level overrides, and  vertical line next to text with paragraph level overrides.

The script to toggle this setting is really quite simple as Mark explains on his blog: Read more

Hexadecimal Swatches in InDesign

Posted by: on: November 2nd, 2010 | 18 Comments

On Thursday, David Blatner sent me an email asking how difficult it would be to create a script which would create swatches in InDesign from hex values.

It was not too difficult, and proved to be a nice distraction from “real” work… 😉

Before reading further, make sure you get the script here!
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