Category Archives: Recipes

Batcher 0.0.5: Automatically Batch-Execute An InDesign Script On Many Files.

Batcher 0.0.5 has been released. With this tool, you can batch execute InDesign scripts. Batcher can take many existing InDesign scripts (.jsx files) and add batch processing features to them. Most of the time, there is no need for changes … Continue reading

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Easily decompress EPUB, edit it, and recompress.

eCanCrusher is a simple drag/drop utility to recompress and decompress EPUB folders/directory structures. It converts folder into an .epub file and vice versa. We have both Mac and Windows versions available. Download links on this page: http://www.rorohiko.com/ePubCrawler Look under the heading … Continue reading

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Easily Edit Stacking/Reading Order Of Page Items In InDesign

We’ve just released FrameReporter 1.1.4, which adds a new info-label called ‘z-order’. Download the latest and greatest here – it supports InDesign CS4 and upwards: http://www.rorohiko.com/framereporter On this page you’ll find a fully functional, time-limited demo version. You can try … Continue reading

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PlaceAutoSynchronizer: Live Text And Image Links In InDesign

We’ve finally updated our PlaceAutoSynchronizer freebie to support InDesign CC (as well as CS6, CS5.5,… all the way down to CS). PlaceAutoSynchronizer adds a ‘live link’ feature to Adobe InDesign: as soon as the linked image or text file on … Continue reading

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Rorohiko TV

We’ve collected our loose video collection into a single YouTube channel, which should make it easier to find them. Go here to check it out: http://rorohiko.tv At present, we have a bunch of tutorials available for Tada QR! and ePubCrawler. Also a tutorial … Continue reading

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How To Extend InDesign Text Styling Range To Include Punctuation

Recently, I received an interesting question: would it be possible to use our StylePainter freebie to exert some GREP magic and judiciously extend the style range of a particular style? This was to clean up some text, were some styling … Continue reading

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Export All Hyphenation Points With ePubCrawler

ePubCrawler 0.2.4 or higher has an interesting feature: it can find all the hyphenation points in all the words in a document, and convert them to discretionary hyphens in the XHTML output. ePubCrawler is our ‘work-in-progress’ of a tool for … Continue reading

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ePubCrawler 0.2.0 InDesign to Fixed Layout EPUB converter now available

We’ve again updated ePubCrawler, our InDesign-to-Fixed Layout EPUB tool: ePubCrawler 0.2.0 and a version history is available from http://www.rorohiko.com/ePubCrawler ePubCrawler is gradually becoming more and more powerful, and if you’re serious about Fixed Layout EPUB, you need to check it out. ePubCrawler … Continue reading

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Son of CSSGeometry: ePubCrawler. Generate Fixed Layout ePub from InDesign.

ePubCrawler is a tool to help you create fixed layout ePub from an InDesign document. It’s work in-progress. Version 0.0.5 is out; it generates a skeleton ePub folder, css files, xhtml files, links to images… It’s not a full ePub … Continue reading

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InDesign Text Frame Page Geometry to CSS

Important: The next generation of the CSSGeometry script is now called ePubCrawler. CSSGeometry is retiring, and will not be updated any more. ePubCrawler does everything CSSGeometry does, and much more. Read all about it here: http://www.rorohiko.com/wordpress/manuals/fixed-layout-epub-assistant-in-indesign-epubcrawler/ About CSSGeometry: A little while back, Her Geekness … Continue reading

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