Just make sure that the script being used is (an update of Scott Zanelli’s original script) and this is available from. I like Scott Zanelli’s script: InDesignSecrets┬╗ Blog Archive┬╗ Zanelli Releases MultiPageImporter for Importing both PDF and INDD Files. I’ve used another multipage pdf script by scott zanelli, too. None of them work. pages are placed outside the document. I also want to place one pdf file in one.

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Additionally you could add some Automator action after the script to remove the files from the Watchfolder again. Place the folder on your desktop. Please type your message and try again.

Email Required, but never shown. I have a question Joonas–how did you get the multipage pdf to stay in the frame you created in indesign?

The next window scltt. Crawfordsville, IN – Set the crop option to Media and place a page. Sign up using Email and Password.

I want to be able to drop in there, maybe sized and prepped PDFs. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. More people will see it and more people can learn from it.

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Please Enter Your Recepient’s Email address. You can set up a folder action with Automator for your watch folder that sits on the desktop, in this folder action, the only thing it needs to do is run an applescript. Please enter a title. I forgot to state that my I have a series of pdf files that are hundreds to over a thousand pages long, about 8, pages in total. The information in this field will automatically be placed in the name of the PDF file. Without editing it or making your own, Scott’s script is probably sott closest you’ll get.


I’m trying to do this in two columns. Please Enter Your Email address. When using PEU again, the preset below will already be selected. At first it will still be full-size, but you can quickly auto-fit it by doing one of the following:. I’ve used another multipage pdf script by scott zanelli, too. Now I’m going to use Indesign to make sure everything is within our margins and the right size so, I need to insert the document.

Now it’s a bit of a wired document which is in a mixture of page sizes, some landscape and some portrait so it’s a bit indesignnsecrets a mess.

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I actually had a couple more questions. Method 2 Draw a box that is the maximum size you want your PDF to be. OK, change the crop option to Bounding Box and try again.

Scott Zanelli has developed a rather sophisticated free script that you could have a look at. I tried to above and it now seems to do the first 4 zxnelli, stop then come up with the error again, however it’s also coming up with the following just before Javascript error:.


None of them work. Home Questions Tags Users Scottt. This will run the script myScript sitting on the desktop in InDesign. You don’t have JavaScript enabled. Without this Script, one needs to use third party software, plug-in, or manually create single page PDF files.

I want to create a folder on my desktop. You can not post a blank message. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. Make the selection from the drop menu as seen below and click the OK button.

The import procedure itself totally depends on your needs and on your PDFs single page, multi page, placement options etc. What version of ID are you running? You can download it here: What do I have to do to make the placed pdf pages indedignsecrets within my zanelll settings, which in this case is 11 in.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Post as a guest Name. Sign up using Facebook. I like Scott Zanelli’s script: Thanks for your help. Are you trying to edit the content of the pdf? The following window appears.