2 Replies Latest reply on Aug 17, 2012 2:46 PM by luchty

    Find Format, Font Style, Character Style, Find and Change,,, Javascript or Applescript


      I'm trying my first whoop at a script and I am in dire need of some help. I've downloaded all kinds of example, however most are too elaborate.

      Here's what I'm trying to do:

      A Find/Change, then Find Format (Basic Character Formats; Font Style "Italic")


      Change Format (Character Style; "my style")


      I've tried to create this in Applescript and in ExtendScriptToolkit.

      Yesterday I read Adobes Script intro PDF.... Now, I don't know if I'm more confused or understanding what's going on.


      Here's my attempt—



                      cstyle = app.activeDocument.characterStyles.add({name:simple_italic});

                      if (italic) cstyle.fontStyle = app.findTextPreferences.fontStyle;



              app.changeTextPreferences.appliedCharacterStyle = simple_italic;

              app.activeDocument.selection[0].parent.changeText (false);




      Is this even close?

      Thanks, T—


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