Affairé à délester mes répertoires de vieux scripts InDesign antédiluviens, je tombe sur un petit utilitaire qui me semble encore digne d'emploi chez les orthotypographes. Sa mission ? Repositionner les appels de note avant toute ponctuation fermante, comme l'exige la tradition…
Tag : Footnotes
August 04, 2012 | Snippets | fr
September 04, 2011 | Tips | en
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.
In May 2010, Loïc Aigon and I have written the first draft of ReportPageHyphens, a quite basic script which is used to inventory all unattractive hyphens that occur between two pages. The preliminary version of RPH has been released in Scriptopedia and was supposed to work in InDesign CS4. Since then we have found several bugs and issues. Some of them have been reported in Scriptopedia's comment page, or in the Adobe InDesign forum. The main user request was that the script can also identify unwanted hyphens that appear in footnotes. Should we try a new approach?
Ok, we have a way to move back footnotes into our main story (see ‘UnFoot’, August 2009). Now is it possible to reverse the operation? More generally, how to convert markup text into footnotes through InDesign? Here is a simple ReFoot script for CS4++ users...