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Using IndexMatic in conjunction with Wordalizer

IndexMatic is very good at finding recurring text patterns in a document (brands, products, proper names, URLs…) and Wordalizer is very good at making customizable word clouds based on item frequencies. Here is how you can branch the former to the latter…

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IndexMatic | Stratégie d'indexation des noms propres

Comment indexer les noms propres d'un ouvrage avec IndexMatic ?

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How to Operate IndexMatic & BookBarcode in InDesign CC

For the time being, neither IndexMatic nor BookBarcode is supposed to properly work in InDesign CC. New releases are being implemented, but this takes much more time than expected. Anyway a few weeks ago Eddy Van Hoeke from Scriptopedia found an amazing trick that makes both iX² and bB virtually compatible with the latest InDesign versions. And it boils down to one instruction…

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IndexMatic 2 | Frequently Asked Questions [UPDATE]

IndexMatic (JS Script for InDesign)IndexMatic 2 is without doubt one of the most advanced word indexing scripts ever available to publishers, authors, book designers who use InDesign (CS3, CS4, and CS5+). There are many ways to configure, refine and handle its features. Users gradually discover that what they thought was impossible is, in fact, definitely within scope of the product. The purpose of this page is to boost your learning curve through concrete Q&A.

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IndexMatic 2.025 | New-Release Notes

Notice to all indexing experts! IndexMatic 2.025 for InDesign has just been released with an impressive number of new features and goodies: the Hit Report retrieves words and stats before indexing, the Query Editor has been entirely redesigned, queries now allow comments and cross-references, and finally IndexMatic's regular expressions support Unicode properties and five additional metacharacters “you can't live without.”

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What Exactly is a Word?

A number of InDesign scripts manipulate words for counting, indexing, or other processing purposes. Given a text container—basically a Story—the InDesign Scripting DOM provides many ways to handle text contents through specialized subclasses of the Text interface: one can easily access to insertion points, character ranges, lines, paragraphs, text columns, styled-text chunks, and… words. Although this concept seems pretty straightforward, I tried to understand a bit better what it really means.

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IndexMatic 2 | Public Release and User's Guide

IndexMatic 2 is a powerful and highly configurable word-indexing tool for InDesign CS3, CS4, and CS5+ (Mac and Win). The present release (v. 2.02) offers completely new features: ‘sub-topic’ processing, XML export, InDesign snippet generation, and much more! “This script is a truly wonderful achievement. It's versatile, clever, and lightning fast, and the options are sensible.”—Peter Kahrel, June 2011.

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Introducing IndexMatic 2

IndexMatic 2 for InDesign CS3, CS4, and CS5 is an indexing tool for those of you who make books or long documents in InDesign. This new version is derived from two scripts I've worked on several years ago —formerly IndexBrutal and IndexMatic 1,— but the code has been entirely redesigned to offer new features and higher performance…

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Wordalizer | Frequently Asked Questions [OBSOLETE]

This FAQ is now obsolete. Please check out the new version of Wordalizer.

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Indiscripts Temporary Archives

Because of an important migration process, several scripts designed for InDesign CS/CS2/CS3 can't be downloaded any more from my original website. Since updates should be available here soon, I strongly advise you to wait for the future releases. However, many visitors already emailed to request the old files of IndexBrutal, IndexMatic, Claquos, Equalizer, HurryCover... To avoid frustrating the archivists, here is a repository.

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