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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Sign up using Email and Password. Would this be Indesign scripts, automator, both, or more? InDesign Import Ask Question. I also want to place one pdf file in one column, and the other pdf file in the second column. The folio of the page is derived from the information that is used in the Pages window. Here is how the script could look for InDesign CS6 in my case:.

InDesign Page Exporter Utility Script

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 of a mess. I would pre-draw and position all of my frames, and then when Place ing all of my pages, just click the frame zannelli page 1 of my PDF, then page 2, etc.

At first it will still be full-size, but you can quickly auto-fit it by doing one of the following: Sign up using Facebook. This process allows PDF files to be created much more efficiently. Thanks for your help. It should contain the following items. Here is how the script could look for InDesign CS6 in my case: Sign up using Email and Password.


I want to be able to drop in there, maybe sized and prepped PDFs.

Method 2 may be better for your needs since you indesjgnsecrets needing to place a multi-page PDF. Change the text here as needed. After loading the job options click Done. I’ve done this before with smaller documents by duplicating the pages, then relinking to the PDF and using “Show Import Options”, then typing in each page number after the other.

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Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. You can set up a folder action with Automator for your watch folder that sits on the desktop, in this folder action, the only zanelil it needs to do is run an applescript.

Without editing it or making your own, Scott’s script is probably the closest you’ll get.

Place the folder on your desktop. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Select these joboptions and click open. Are you trying to edit the content of the pdf? I’m zabelli sure if I’ll be able to help though, so it might make sense to just ask here.

That option will stick until changed. I would greatly appreciate an answer to this, Thank you.

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When using PEU again, the preset below will already be selected. The next window appears. I have also used the cs5 version in zaneoli, cc and cc successfully.


This might be caused by having a crop option set from a indesignsecretx import, so I would suggest create a new file and place a single page from any PDF and show the import options. When I place a multipage pdf file into InDesign CC, the pages go outside of my document settings, making this function useless.

You zanwlli now successfully installed the PDF Export job options. Post as a guest Name. Hey fatrobot, I don’t want to post my email here, so if you would want to get in touch, you could post your email and I’ll get in touch. Is there a way to automate the framing of all the pages that I want to place the pdf file?

This will run the script myScript sitting on the desktop in InDesign. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Email Required, but never shown. Upload and access your project files with ease using LSC Communications’ pre-press portal. The other one shows this: The following window appears. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Sign up using Facebook. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Odd that there is no Media crop type.

Scott Zanelli has developed a rather sophisticated free script that you could have a look at.