Adobe InDesign: SDK/Scripting Bugs and Features

  1. ScriptUI Centering Breaks when switching monitor

    If you switch monitors (i.e., unplug your laptop from a large monitor and go to present at a conference), and don't restart InDesign, scriptUI doesn't update the center position of the monitor.

    It causes scriptUI windows to appear out of place.

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  2. Indesign crash when the graphics inside the table

    I want to check the table have any track changes. But I have this case make the Indesign crash if the graphics inside the table using following script.

    var abc = app.activeDocument.stories[0].tables[0].changes.length;

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  3. XSLX Import partially fails on Windows

    The problem is while manual import of XSLX files is no worries, it partially fails when the placement is called from script on Windows.
    The main issue is that sheetName property seems to be ignored leading to the first sheet always being placed no matter which sheetName has been set.
    The expected behaviour is that the sheetName set in app.excelImportPreferences.sheetname is correctly placed.
    No problem with old xls format or with xlsx on mac.

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  4. Hanging & Overset Issue

    Hanging & Overset is the Main Issue, still we cannot find the root cause why this is appearing in all the time. Please check the feasibility to avoid the Overset issues occurred for Long Text without having space or Long Tables and Mostly Hanging issues occurred in Keep Options On or Off. Please check the feasibility and do the needful.

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  5. InDesign Scripting bug? Master Pageitems of specific Layer as Collection

    I want to see all 'master' page items of all master spreads on a specific layer using code like this:

    app.activeDocument.layers.itemByName('existLayerName').pageItems.everyItem().getElements();

    Even such a layer contains 'master' page items, this code always returns an empty array!

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  6. Crash when adding a "checkbox" into a "cell" of a table

    I'm trying to add a Checkbox into a cell of a table with JavaScript.
    When executing the code InDesign crashes.

    With my Script I'm looking for certain text in a table, delete it from the cell and then want to add a checkbox instead. So my code is looking something like this:

    var found = app.documents[0].findGrep();
    found[0].parent.contents = "";
    var myBox = found[0].checkBoxes.add();

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