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To Script or to plug-in

Publishers, worldwide, have accepted InDesign over the years as a worthy tool in their arsenal. One of the main reasons for InDesign’s acceptance is its design capabilities and scope for automation in a world that demands extremely short TATs and cost efficiencies. Automation in InDesign can either be done from a high-level approach with supported scripts or diving deep into the InDesign SDK and develop a native plug-in. Both approaches have their advantages and limitations. Let’s look at the easier option of scripting first. InDesign offers great support for scripting. Creating and running a script in InDesign is relatively inexpensive, easier [...]

To Script or to plug-in 2018-11-02T10:40:54+00:00