Tips & Tricks


Scripting resources

Information for beginners

Miscellaneous InDesign scripting tips & tricks

About the “Startup scripts” folder in InDesign CS3 – 4

How to communicate with Acrobat from InDesign

How to pass all parameters in a custom object via BridgeTalk

Example of a dynamic “select folder” dialog box

How to open any menu item by script

How to turn on/off visibility of the layers in a linked InDesign file

How to create usable in InDesign xml-files exported from Excel

How to measure the time a script executes

From print publication to web-page

Damaged documents (apps, scripts and tips for recovering)


How to install scripts in Adobe Bridge

How to make a hot folder in Bridge


How to crop pages in Acrobat sample

Enfocus Power Switch

Examples of a scripts for Enfocus Power Switch — involves InDesign and Photoshop CS3-5


ExtendScript Toolkit (ESTK) Tips

Use regular expressions to replace code quickly in ESTK


Photoshop scripting tips & tricks