Tips & Tricks

InDesign

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

INDDRecovery by Mikhail Kondakov
a program for restoring corrupted InDesign documents (for Windows only)

Bridge

How to install scripts in Adobe Bridge

How to make a hot folder in Bridge

Acrobat

How to crop pages in Acrobat sample

Enfocus Power Switch

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

ESTK

ExtendScript Toolkit (ESTK) Tips

Use regular expressions to replace code quickly in ESTK