Today we are happy to announce the most wanted new feature ever. The ability to update the design in the InDesign document, when a snippet has changed. Snippets that has a newer modification date will be updated and even designs with nested designs will be be updated – for the changed snippet parts. Continue reading Announcing Cacidi Extreme with Design update
All software will now and then behave in a manner you don’t expect. As a basic rule we are supporting the last three versions of our software, for the generic tool set. It means we will give you informations about common functions in the software e.g. How is the Second Scale function work? or How to create a Page Design. Continue reading How to file a support request
The status panel in Extreme and LiveMerge has been a importance tool for keeping control of which elements has been changed since the production of the graphic job. Ever since the first version, an issue has been that the list of the changed elements was not 100 procent accurate due to the One-Modification-Field issue. Continue reading Controlling the status of data
The installation process for all of the Cacidi plugins are quite easy, and you will be guided through the process step-by-step. First you need to download the right software which most be compatible with the version of Adobe InDesign you have on the computer. The software for CS 6 will not run on a CC, CC 2014 or CC 2015 version of InDesign.
First you will need to go to the download page and download the right version. For the CS6, CC and CC 2014 a zxp file is downloaded, and if you double-click on the file it should launch the Adobe Extension Manager. If you are running InDesign CC 2015 or later you will need to use a different approach and below we will describe each step.
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Today Cacidi Systems is announcing support for the Adobe InDesign CC2015. Both the desktop and the server versions is supported in various products. The new versions is build on solid 15 years of InDesign development and Cacidi has delivered new versions ever since the very start of Adobe InDesign.
The new versions is available for download today, right here Continue reading Cacidi announce support for Adobe InDesign CC 2015
This is a technical walk through of “things to know” when you are setting up a web service connection for use with Cacidi Extreme and LiveMerge. In this tutorial we will be using a php based web page, that can be download a long with a simple data dump HERE. The output from the web service is expected to be in the JSON form of data encoding. Continue reading Connect to Web Services – a technical view
Connecting and drag data from a web services is an easy and extremely customisable way of getting data from EPR systems and databases. Most systems works with a web site, doing the connection, preparing of the data and delivery. In this tutorial we will be using a php based web page, that can be download a long with a simple data dump HERE. Continue reading Connect to Web Services the easy way
When working with automation, which include images, you must deal with a number of questions. These questions could be a) how is the merge markers set or constructed for an image, full file path or?, b) how should the images be placed within the frame in terms of scaling and alignment, c) if the images does not exist what should we do? delete the frame or? In this tutorial we will try to cover these three issues. We will also discus default images, forces scaling, alignment by numbers and off set. Continue reading Working with Images and Extreme/LiveMerge
When a user save a csv or tab separeted file from Microsoft Excel or Apple Numbers, the encoding identifier is not always included in the file. The UTF-8 format has the benefit of containing, not just the latin alphabet but also, East European, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and many, many others, all in one file type! Continue reading Auto detection of UTF-8
When creating a catalog, a price list or a campaign paper, data does contain every infomations available. But for some production that’s not enough. Part of the data could be missing in relation to the graphic production, like the correct link/locations to the images. If your images reside within folders and subfolders, and more subfolders this is the tutorial you will need to read. Continue reading Working with Pre Script to Search for Images