June 14, 2016 | Tips | en
Chapter 4 of our “Spaces & Transform” eBook is probably both the trickiest and the most important. It tries to reveal the intricacies behind the Scripting DOM
resolve() method, the unique tool for setting and processing InDesign locations with respect to the underlying coordinate systems. I spent months figuring out its obscure syntax and improving my knowledge on that particular topic. Understanding the location resolver is a crucial step for developing scripts that can deal in depth with geometry and transformations in InDesign.
I share this document—currently in draft state—in the hope it will be useful to my colleagues in spite of its technical nature. I'd love to get feedback from readers who either have suggestions, questions, additions, corrections, etc. Feel free to post comments and/or send emails. Thanks in advance!
Disclaimer. — Do not go into this chapter if you haven't read the previous ones.