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Learn AppleScript: The Comprehensive Guide to Scripting and Automation on Mac OS X, Third Edition by Hanaan Rosenthal, Hamish Sanderson

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Chapter 26. Scripting Adobe InDesign

One of the hard facts of scripting life is that before you work out how to do something, you often need to find out if you can do it at all. Applications that make nearly all their abilities available to scripters are still too rare. But one application that stands out in this area is Adobe InDesign (see Figure 26-1).

The Adobe InDesign application

Figure 26.1. The Adobe InDesign application

InDesign is a poster child for scriptability. It's a very complex application, and just about everything it does can be scripted. It has a Scripts panel you can run scripts from. You can attach scripts so that they are run when menu items are chosen, and ...

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