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Indesign Events handling in my AIR CS Extension for Indesign

Apr 25, 2012 6:03 AM

Tags: #cs #indesign #creative #suite #event #sdk #eventlistener #eventlistener.add #after_open #after_close



I wanted to be able, from my indesign extension developped with CS Extension Builder in Actionscript/AIR, to catch the events defined in com.adobe.indesign.Event.* and handle them in this. same extension


How Am i supposed to do that ? I can't find a way.


And in the same idea, is it possible to catch an event of the type "when user double click on a frame in an opened indesin document" or anything like that ?


Here is what i tryed in my actionscript code for a simple AFTER_OPEN event i tried to catch :


-----------, afterOpenHandler);



(where =;)




private function afterOpenHandler(e:Event):void {

//handling event code here




But it was not a real surprise when it drops an error : the add() function doesnt take a simple function name as second parameters like you do in actionscript, but an "Object" or a "javascript function". How Im supposed to handle this event in my actionscript now ? is this only possible ?

Any thoughts ?


Thanks in advance for your time !




PS: I also tried a dozen unsuccessful attempt like Casting my function as an Object Type in the eventListeners.add() arguments and so on....



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