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Equalizer PRO 3.0 released!

Equalizer 3 for InDesign CS4-CCHow much do you spend on manually repositioning objects, resizing or adjusting all frames when your layout is changing? How many times did you need to move all main blocks by a given offset on every page? Or to reset the scale of every inner image? Think about the time you lost in repeating those daily boring tasks again and again, then take a giant step in loading Equalizer 3 in your InDesign toolbox. Batch positioning and resizing in InDesign is now as easy as clicking the Run button…

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Introducing Equalizer 3 for InDesign CS4-CC (UPDATE)

Suppose you need to shift a bunch of text frames by 10mm from the central axis of your layout (10mm to the right for right-hand pages, 10mm to the left for left-hand pages). Or suppose you have to reset to 90% the height of every picture owned by your "Thumbnails" layer… over the whole document! Or imagine any other daily boring task that involves changing locations and/or dimensions of objects in a repeated way. Equalizer 3 is just a powerful tool for designers who want to save their phalanges.

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Page Range Formatter

Given an unordered set of page numbers—e.g. {13, 9, 25, 12, 11, 8}—we often have to compute and output a range specification in the form "8-9; 11-13; 25". While this topic has been already discussed in the InDesign scripting forum, I'd like to explore today a slightly different approach…

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HurryCover 2.022 | InDesign CC Compatibility Patch

HurryCover 2 (script for InDesign CS4/CS5/CS6/CC)Have you already switched to InDesign CC? That's OK! HurryCover 2.022 is out and, fortunately, we managed to make it compatible with the new—and tricky—release of ScriptUI. So you can continue to efficiently create, manage and resize your book covers even in the Creative Cloud…

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HurryCover 2 | Public PRO Release and User's Guide

HurryCover is your one-stop solution for getting InDesign book cover layouts done on time the right way. Your job is to design eye-popping book covers in stunning layouts? OK, HurryCover's job is to make it easy, streamlined and productive. Get your entire book cover or dust jacket perfectly sized, press-ready, with fine-tuned spine, back and flaps. Better: use the PRO version to have it all resizable at will—spine width, finished dimensions, front and/or back flap—with respect to what is already laid out. Don't miss out on HurryCover if you are serious about making books!

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TotalRescale | Last-Minute Layout Adjustment

TotalRescale for InDesign CS5/CS5.5 makes it easy to shift and/or rescale your layout.

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Transforming Spreads in InDesign CS4-CS5!

Wanna scale, rotate, skew spreads in InDesign? This ‘feature’ is available since CS4!

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PageBorder | Show your Clients the Limits!

PageBorder UI (script for InDesign CS3-CS5).

Need to have a page border on your job up until it goes to the printer? PageBorder quickly creates a temporary customizable black border around the active page, or every page, of your InDesign document. The script is compatible with ID CS3, CS4, and even CS5 which allows multiple page sizes per document.

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Dealing with Rotated Spread Views in a Script

“Rotate the spread view” is a nice feature introduced in InDesign CS4. It will prevent you from getting a stiff neck when working on rotated contents such as book spine or landscape tables. Great! Now the bad news: it seems that the DOM does not provide any means to check a rotated spread by scripting. No property, no access method. So what?

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Swapping and Reordering Pages

The InDesign Pages panel lets you manually rearrange the pages of your publication. To move pages around in the work document, it's just needed to click and drag the page icon(s) within the railroad —while paying attention to ‘shuffling’ effects! JavaScript allows you to automate the same handling, which can be very useful when you have a number of pages to switch.

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