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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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Cacidi Charts CC2018 August Release – Introducing Circle Charts

Today we are releasing a brand new version of Cacidi Charts CC2018 for InDesign, that includes a totally new chart, and a lot of improvements.

The New Circle Charts, give a new dimension to presenting infographic. It’s a very nice circle shaped graphic but shows data like a column chart.. Minimum and maximum values can be set, and the Doughnut Hole, well knows from the Pie Charts, can be adjusted. The Space between lines can changed (even negativ values up to -50% can be entered)..

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All Cacidi products ready for Adobe InDesign CC2018

Today we are announcing that all our Cacidi products for Adobe InDesign CC2018 are available, in new and updated versions, and are ready for download now.

For all products we have tried to ease the update process by automatic take preferences from the previous version 12, and copy them to the version 13 (for CC2018)..

Cropmarks, change to the position of registration marks.
Charts, a lot of changes like: able to save stroke size and color of stroke, and able to save font style when saving style. Able to apply multiple changes to many charts in one adjustment.

For all products minor change in behaviour has been applied.

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.