A Toolbox of Free Scripts
It’s always fun to stumble across some useful new resources for InDesign. Recently on Twitter, I found a link to a fun batch of InDesign scripts posted on GitHub by John Pobojewski. He calls it the InDesign Toolbox and it includes nine scripts that do useful little jobs, like…
Adding a Page Border:
Counting the number of items you have selected:
Counting the amount of text in a selection, story, or document:
Now with just a click I can tell that there were almost 27,000 words in the latest issue of InDesign Magazine. No wonder I need a nap!
Resizing selected items:
Exporting a CSV file with details of all the images used in your document:
Note: the script seems to display an error if any links are missing.
Fixing common typesetting mistakes, like multiple spaces, math symbols, en/em dashes, ellipses, etc:
And more. The download package includes instructions for installing the scripts. Check it out!