Category Archives: Extreme

How to Master the Master Pages

With the release of Cacidi Extreme CC2019 – 14.0.3 version, it’s now possibly to control how master pages in InDesign is applied. To apply a specific master pages doing a Pre-defines or auto calculated production has newer been more flexible or easier to accomplish.

An information in data about the master page, or information saved with the predefined design, will automatically be applied to the right page doing creation of the catalog.

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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

Intelligent Rule Based Image Position

Cacidi SmartImagePlacement script are now available to all Cacidi Extreme and Cacidi LiveMerge users. The Script will repositioning resize images in a snippet design, when other images are deleted in a group of images and space are left empty. Let’s say you have a snippet with the space for six images and five of them are not available –  the script will reposition and resize the image to take all space previous used for all six images. There are two ways the reposition and resizing can be executed, either by intelligent calculation of remaining space based on a grid, or by preparing a rule-set for position/size of images.

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Introducing GlobalReplace in WordStyling

Today we are introducing GlobalReplace for use in the WordStyling feature. Just like all the regular WordStyling feature, it’s manipulate data coming into Extreme/LiveMerge.

We created this new GlobalReplace to ease the transition from older systems, that did not use the xml bases WordStyling to make search and replace in the global data space. Continue reading Introducing GlobalReplace in WordStyling

Native Microsoft Excel support, Yes!

We are proud to annonce full support for both Microsoft Excel xls and xlsx files, with no cvs in between for Cacidi Extreme and LiveMerge (full and light versions).

The native support let you choose the right worksheet from within the Project Setting, and all your heading fields are available for selection. All free text search you can use in all other none data base connection can be used, when working with native Excel files, and even write back can be utilized. Continue reading Native Microsoft Excel support, Yes!

Connect to Web Services the easy way

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