2 December 2013
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What Automation Solutions for your Production

Any company facing increasing production comes to this conclusion : how produce better, faster and more efficiently ? Of course, first step is rationalisation. The hunt for bad process is open : you set procedures and try to reach a production efficiency optimum. Hey it works…for now. Soon enough production is speeding again and the previous patchs […]


7 November 2013
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Script debugging : a call for your files !

We are about to update our scripts. We may need you production files for our tests. Hence we hope to cover a maximum of cases and later release scripts that will perfectly match your daily needs. We guarantee a absolute privacy with your files and their removal once we used them. Don’t forget to precise the script […]


13 May 2013
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Where to find Scripts for InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator…?

A few years ago, I came to the conclusion that finding scripts for Adobe Software was really an adventure. Of course, there was Adobe Exchange, an official platform gathering scripts, plug-ins and files. However, the difficult submission process and the limited content appeared to me as not representative of all the greatness of available resources. […]


11 April 2013
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Run a Sequence of Scripts in Adobe InDesign

You may use scripts already in Adobe InDesign. Scripts are great for automating and securing your workflow. But in case you want to run several scripts, you have to execute them one by one. Most of these routines only take (milli)seconds. But a few of them can be more time consuming. Eventually, you are just […]


23 March 2013
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CSV & Carriage returns issues

Any datamerge user has faced this issue : one “cell” has a carriage return (Ex: a two lines adress) but while datamerging with InDesign, everything goes wrong ! Informations are misused or even disappearing. But all your data is right within your table software. A single carriage return has corrupted the the data processing of the […]


12 March 2013
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Adobe & Enfocus Reseller Certification

Our studio has been certified as both Adobe & Enfocus Reseller. This title gives us the ability to sell content directly to our customers avoiding dealing with an external distributor. Here is a list of every software we are authorised to distribute : Enfocus : Instant PDF (Export Certified PDFs from your creative applications) Certified PDF (A PDF Certified Specs […]


25 February 2013
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How to choose between XML Import and Datamerge ?

During an InDesign User Group Meeting in Paris, a spectator asked me this simple question : “How to choose between XML Import and Datamerge ?”. A vast topic I tried to cover in a short time. I take this opportunity to speak further and hopefully provide elements of a response to make your final choice. Context matters It’s all about your layout […]


15 February 2013
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InDesignSecrets presents our InlineMerge script

InDesignSecrets does us the honor once again of introducing a product of ours to its readers : InlineMerge. This script extends datamerge feature by generating all the records inline in a same box. It’s a perfect tool for anyone that wants to create directories without using XML injection or buying plug-ins for for single use only. Formerly, […]


6 February 2013
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Launch of our new website !

Some may have noticed that our website has been completely redesigned. The former design was very well received. However, as our studio has evolved, there was a growing gap between our services and our image. It was time to rethink our website and we are happy to introduce it in its new livery. We hope you will […]


31 January 2013
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Seen on TV !

In 2011, Stéphane Baril & David Deraedt, both pre-sales consultants at Adobe France and facilitators of the late”Chips & Tips” webshow  invited Marc Autret and I to an InDesign Scripting introduction. One may consider the video as old but the content remains completely valid. If you are new to scripts or wish to learn more, […]