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  1. script panel blank

    Nenhum Script aparece no painel. Todos sumiram, e todos os scripts estão na pasta do ID.

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  2. FindChangeByList not working

    1 The script stopped working. Doesn’t do anything.

    2 Please let the updater copy the FindChangeList.txt from the previous version. In most cases it’s part of a workflow that breaks with each update.

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  3. Scripting Windows: Add page item after add swatch will delete added swatch

    In ExtendScript on Windows only, adding any InDesign page item after adding a color will delete the color:

    var doc = app.documents.add();
    // adds black CMYK color
    sw = doc.colors.add();
    // this line will delete the color that was just added on Windows only
    var rect = doc.rectangles.add();
    alert(sw.isValid);

    This actually manifested for me as a crash bug. This script crashes InDesign 2024 Windows:

    var doc = app.documents.add();
    var sw = doc.colors.add();
    doc.rectangles.add({fillColor: sw});
    

    This crashes because the last line deletes the swatch when it adds the rectangle, then tries to use the swatch.

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  4. PlaceGun does not have reference to idms textframe

    Hi,

    I'm trying to place a textframe from an idms file into an indesign document. The actual loadPlaceGun() operation seems to work fine as I'm able to paste the textframe on the page. However, I also want to have a reference to that textframe. I was trying to accomplish this by using

    placeGun.pageItems.everyItem().getElements(), but it doesn't return any elements. I find this odd because I'm using the same method when inserting images and it works fine, so I'm not sure what the issue is. Link with pictures here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign-discussions/placegun-does-not-have-reference-to-idms-textframe/m-p/14530065#M568624

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  5. hyperlinkTextSources.add thrown Errornumber 79111 since InDesign 2024

    When creating hyperlinks, a hyperlink is automatically created via a text object. The script ran until InDesign 2023.
    The text objects are returned by a search.

    app.activeDocument.findGrep();

    The hyperlink was created with the steps
    hyperlinkTextSources.add
    hyperlinkURLDestinations.add
    hyperlinks.add

    The first hyperlink is created as expected. In InDesign 2024, error 79111 "The selected object is already being used by another hyperlink" is thrown after the first hyperlink created (hyperlinkTextSources.add).

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  6. action feature

    hello, Is there an action feature in InDesign, like Photoshop?
    Is there a script that records the work steps and then applies the steps automatically when clicked?

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  7. Insertion point with more than one text style range

    An insertion point can have more than one TextStyleRange, e.g.

    InsertionPoint.textStyleRanges.length // Result: 779

    These are the TextStyleRanges of the entire text (of the story) that follows the insertion point.

    Expected is one TextStyleRange for one InsertionPoint.

    InDesign 18.5.1, MacOS, UXP and ExtendScript

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  8. indesign 19 0.1 version the vbscripts don't work when pressing it gives me the window error sound and nothing happens

    indesign 19 0.1 version the VB scripts don't work when pressing it gives me the window error sound and nothing happens. I try to place multiple pdf and it gives me the window error sound please help

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  9. Error 104705 when using script with app.doScript()

    InDesign 19.0.1 shows the error 104705 when using my script.
    In German:
    Fehlerzeichenfolge: Adobe InDesign 2024 Type Library kann nicht geladen werden (Version 1.0).

    Engine: myengine
    Zeile: 4
    Quelle: clipboard = app.doScript(script,ScriptLanguage.VISUAL_BASIC);

    In InDesign 19.0 there is no error and all works fine.

    This also works in 18.5 but not in 18.5.1

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  10. Multi-Find/Change crashes

    Windows 11
    Indesign 19 x64

    Multi-Find/Change 3.0 crashes in the latest version of Indesign after the searches are complete and you press OK indesign crashes.

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  11. Actions Panel like in Photoshop and Illustrator

    If this existed in Indesign like it does in Photoshop and Illustrator it would save me HOURS of time. Please please make this happen,

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  13. IOS picking up URL in plain Text

    Creating a QR using the "Plain Text" option, to generate a note when scanned. There are a few URL's within the plain text. Android phones are picking up the QR code as intended, opening a note on their phone. However, iPhones are picking up the first URL in the plain text, despite it being 1/3 of the way down the text. It doesn't matter what the URL is. Third party cameras and Android cameras work fine, iOS cameras don't.

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  14. ID crashes when call method "createHyperlinkQRCode" on Rectangle from "afterOpen" event handler

    ID 18.1 Windows 10

    I'm trying to develop a script that updates the QR code (creates anew in the same Rectangle ) when the document is opened.

    The Startup Script sets the event handler of the "afterOpen" event, where the "createHyperlinkQRCode" method is called on the found Rectangle object.

    In this case, InDesign crashes with an error
    <crash exception="EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION" exceptionCode="0xc0000005" instruction="0x00007FFD49229914">

    Creating a QR code manually through the main menu does not cause errors. The error does not occur when the script calls the "createHyperlinkQRCode" method on the Document object. But in this case, I have to point with the…

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  15. Duplicated AllPageItems collection when nesting Table inside another Table

    1 create new blank document, 1 page, no primary textframe
    2 creatte empty TextFrame,
    3 insert Table [2x2],
    4 insert another Table [2x2] to the 1st table - into 1st cell,
    5 insert another Table [2x2] to the 2nd table - into 1st cell,
    6 now insert image into 3rd table - from step 5 - as InLine object after a space - so the cell is not converted into Graphics cell,
    7 run script:

    var items = app.activeDocument.allPageItems;
    for (var i = 0; i < items.length; i++)
    $.writeln(items[i].toSpecifier());

    Expected result:

    /document[@id=1]//text-frame[@id=246]
    /document[@id=1]//rectangle[@id=286]
    /document[@id=1]//image[@id=282]

    Actual result:

    /document[@id=1]//text-frame[@id=246]
    /document[@id=1]//rectangle[@id=286]
    /document[@id=1]//image[@id=282]
    /document[@id=1]//rectangle[@id=286]…

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  16. Print Booklet

    Print Booklet error .. Won't print PDF, stops loading at page 6 of 16 page document quoting unknown error
    InDesign 2023 updated
    Critical document .. No Errors in document

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  17. ScirptUI: in events `app.activate();` doesn’t work on Mac

    Version of Adobe InDesign
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    Steps to reproduce the issues
    * Build a ScriptUI palette with a button (or any other element).
    * Give the button a .onClick event with a app.activate; to give the programm’s focus back to InDesign.
    * Try to perform an InDesign shortcut (such as "command f" to show the built-in find dialog or any other you prefer).

    Expected result
    The focus of the programm should be given back to InDesign and the called action in InDesign should be performed (such as showing the find dialog).

    Actual result
    The focus remains on the ScriptUI palette and…

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  18. Image catalogue script only has Desktop as a folder option. InDesign 2023

    When I've used this in previous editions, I was able to pick any folder on my computer. Now it only has Desktop as an option.

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  19. document.marginPreferences fails (at least on Mac0S)

    with (doc = app.documents.add()){
    with (marginPreferences){
    top = 10;
    left = 10;
    bottom = 10;
    right = 10;
    }
    }

    Results: margins are not set

    Expected: margins set

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  20. distribute

    document.distribute() doesn't allow aligning of pages.

    doc.distribute (doc.pages.everyItem(), DistributeOptions.HORIZONTAL_SPACE, true, 0)

    RESULT:
    Error: Invalid value of parameter "alignDistributeItems" of method "distribute". Expected array of PageItems, but received (Page,Page,Page).

    Expected: I can align pages in the UI via Align panel so I expect I can do the same in scripting.

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