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Which version of InDesign?
Tell your scripting guy to check out AFTER_OPEN events...
If you don't need to otherwise open the docs, a batch script might be a better option...
It's for Indesign CS3, moving to CS5 sometime in future. Whats after_open events? Is that a indesign function or like a plugin/addon?
The batch has been done for other things, but this has to be done AS we open each document (long explanation haha) through a 2 month process. So batch can' t be used. It has to be opened per document at different times.
Thanks for reply!
It's possible to add event listeners which run scripts at specific intervals. One of the events is AFTER_OPEN, which fires after a document is opened. The event will run whatever function you attach...
One word of caution:
AFTER_OPEN runs before the document winodw is opened, so you need to reference the document using app.documents (or the event parent), not app.activeDocument...
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Thanks a million man!
now my script guy will be able to get a handle this. i think we tried this last year and he ran into the document not open problem haha