Cacidi Charts CC FAQ

Q: What is Cacidi Charts?
A: Cacidi Charts is a plug-in allowing you to create charts objects directly in your Adobe InDesign document.

Q: What are the system requirements for Cacidi Extreme?
A: A computer capable or running Windows 7, Windows 8 or Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, and of course Adobe InDesign CC2017.


Q: How do I install Cacidi Charts?
A: After downloading Cacidi Charts, double click the installer file appropriate to your platform.

Q: Can I try out Cacidi Charts to see if it’s the right product for me before I decide to buy it?

A: Absolutely. When you start to use the plug-in, you are allowed to work with the software for 30 days before you have to enter a serial number in the “Activation” menu.

Q: After the trial period, when I decide to buy Cacidi Charts, how do I enter my serial number?
A: Enter your purchased serial number in the “Activation” menu and click “Activate”.

Q: What charts types are supported with Cacidi Charts?
A: Pie Charts, Column Charts, Bar Charts, Stacked Charts, Area Charts, and the combination of Line and Scatter Charts – or in other words the most commonly worldwide used chart types.

Q: Exactly how does Cacidi Charts work?
A: Developed as a plug-in for Adobe InDesign, Cacidi Charts allows you to you enter data in  palette in Adobe InDesign, for instant creation of charts as live objects directly in your Adobe InDesign document. This means seamless integration with Adobe InDesign, no need for tedious tasks like saving the charts as an image file, and then place it in Adobe InDesign – it does not get easier than this.

Q: What is a live object charts?
A: When creating charts with Cacidi Charts, a postscript based, as objects like any Adobe InDesign standard vector object, is instantly created and can by the normal Adobe InDesign feature set be edited, rotated, applied attributes, etc.

Q: When my print service provider opens the document he gets a “Missing plug-in” alert. Why?
A: A data field with information about the job has been added to the document, the print service provider should download a demo version of Cacidi Charts CC and the job will be printed without problems.