Your prescription for increased productivity and profitability
In today’s tight economy, you need to find ways to sharpen your competitive edge. A few scripts in your arsenal can be your answer. Scripts unleash InDesign’s hidden power to let your computer take the work out of your workload.
Automate Image Placement With Caption Option
Script for blog post of October 30, 2021.
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There are a number of scripts provided with the book that can be run as is. These often include a custom dialog box for entering values needed for the script. They may also depend on resources saved in a predetermined location on your hard drive. For convenience, the scripts use the Public folder inside the Users folder for resources such as images. The Presets folder in the application folder is used for for templates. Of course, you can use other locations, but you will need to modify the scripts accordingly.
AppleScript is a very friendly language. Most beginning users are able to make minor modifications to a script with a minimum of instruction.
At the end of each chapter is a section that walks you through a project appropriate for the chapter. You start out running scripts, then changing values in scripts, and finally adding functionality to scripts using snippets of code (handlers) provided in a library. Before you know it, you will be putting your own scripts together that could save you many hours of time and a considerable amount of frustration.