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Replace Words By Images And Vice Versa. Free Script For InDesign CS5 And Above.

Swimmer. Replace words with images. CreativeWow! One of the sessions at PePcon 2014 was called CreativeWow! Sneak Peeks by Creative Developers. http://www.pepcon.com/session/creativewow-sneak-peeks-creative-developers-2014/ The aim: a meeting of minds between graphic designers and creative software developers. Script Challenge! Attendees to PePcon were … Continue reading

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Add Printable Swatch Samples To An InDesign Document

SwatchWatch is a free InDesign script we’ve created to automatically add a grid of printable swatch samples at the end of an InDesign document. Supports InDesign CS5 and above. More info in this case study: https://www.rorohiko.com/wordpress/swatchwatcher-case-study/

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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: https://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: https://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 https://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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