Posts Tagged ‘InDesign’

Fix Paragraph Leading

Posted by: on: December 24th, 2010 | 6 Comments

There’s a relatively common problem where the last line of a paragraph can get inexplicably spaced differently than the rest of the paragraph. For a full explanation please refer to this great post on InDesign Secrets.

We wrote this simple script to fix the cause for these “rogue line spacings”. Basically, what the script does is makes the leading of the paragraph return equal to the text before it.

You can get the script here.

Merge Tables Script

Posted by: on: December 20th, 2010 | 9 Comments

There’s no easy way to merge existing tables in InDesign. This simple script aims to rectify that problem.

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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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Script Bay Version 0.1.5 – The Best Way to Script the Creative Suite Just Got Even Better

Posted by: on: October 14th, 2010 | 11 Comments

We’ve just updated Script Bay to version 1.0.5 and added some powerful new features!

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