19 Replies Latest reply on Mar 29, 2010 2:01 AM by Harbs.

    Difference between a story and a layer in InDesign document


      The backgound is that I am developing C# application using InDesign apis to get InDesign content. Now I am facing a problem that I do not want to extract the content from invisible layers. But the application was using Story related objects (Story -> Paragraph) to get InDesign content. I tried to use Layer's parent Story id as the filter condition but the content extracted does not decrease much. The expected result should be the same as when I delete one layer but the actual result is more content is extracted when the layer exists but invisible.


      Does anybody have an idea about this? Or giving me the difference between a story and a layer (what is the text content difference between them) will be much appreciated.