How to Do an Offline Activation

Why can it be necessary to do an offline activation?
Larger companies offen tries to controll the use of the internet, and for that use they has installed a proxy server, which will cache internet pages and more. Our activation software demands the access to our activation server, and when being behind the proxy server it can’t reach the server. Your IT department can either whitelist our server, or do an offline activation as described below.

How to copy your activation file for offline activation
Send the Cacidi Preferences.dat file from the location below, to

You can find the “Cacidi Preferences.dat” file here

The version part of the file path depend on the version you have..

Version 8=InDesign CS6
Version 9=InDesign CC
Version 10=InDesign CC2014
Version 11=InDesign CC2015
Version 12=InDesign CC2017
users/your name/Library/Preferences/Adobe InDesign/Version 12/Cacidi/Cacidi Preferences.dat
Users/your name/AppData/Roaming/Adobe/InDesign/Version 12/Cacidi/Cacidi Preferences.dat

We will after we receive the file, we will created an additional file “Cacidi Licenses.dat”, and send both the “Cacidi Preferences.dat” and the “Cacidi Licenses.dat” file return.

Copy the two files to the location described above.

Making Sure Your Extreme/LiveMerge Document Will Update

Yesterday evening we had a mail with a support request about not being able to data update a document created with Cacidi Extreme and LiveMerge. The customer had created a document with hundreds of product in with the description in Swedish languish and wanted to update the text contents to Finnish languish.
Normally an easy task, just created a copy of the layer you need to update, lock the layers that should NOT be updated, hold down the shift key and press the Update button in the Extreme palette.. When prompted select the data for the new languish, and the data will flow in all the right places. Easy! Continue reading Making Sure Your Extreme/LiveMerge Document Will Update