Author note: In Adobe InDesign CS6, the changes to InDesign's scripting DOM are absolutely minimal. Therefore, the information in this title is valid and up to date for CS6.
Updated: August 2010. Author Peter Kahrel updated this Short Cut to cover InDesign CS5.
InDesign provides a powerful set
of tools for producing beautiful
documents. While you can certainly
do all your work by hand through
InDesign's graphical interface, there
are many times when it's much easier to
write a script. Once you've automated
a task, you can run it over the whole
document, ensuring consistency, or
just when you need it, simplifying and
speeding your layout process. All it
and a willingness to explore InDesign's