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Cacidi Releasing Script to Auto fix “Lost” BarCodes

It has come to our attention that some customers has reported lost or missing barcodes in an older InDesign document, when it is opened in late CC2018 versions or CC2019. The issue are related to the new possibilities to change the color of the barcodes.. previous all barcodes was shown with black color, but created using none or paper color.. Continue reading Cacidi Releasing Script to Auto fix “Lost” BarCodes

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)..

Illustration shows the change space between circle lines. Continue reading Cacidi Charts CC2018 August Release – Introducing Circle Charts

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU)

On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation will come into force.

Your data has always been safe with us, and the primary change after May 25, 2018 is therefore that you get a better insight into what data we process and how we treat them.

Below you can read more about how your personal information is processed and protected. Continue reading General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU)

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 support@cacidi.com

FIND THE ACTIVATION FILE:
You can find the “Cacidi Preferences.dat” file here

PREFERENCE FOLDERS:
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
Mac:
users/your name/Library/Preferences/Adobe InDesign/Version 12/Cacidi/Cacidi Preferences.dat
Windows:
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.

Cacidi Announce Cacidi Charts CC – a World Class Chart Solution

Today Cacidi are announcing a complete world class solution for creation and editing charts directly in Adobe InDesign. The many charts available covers Pie Charts, Column Charts, Bar Charts, Stacked Charts, Area Charts and the combined Line Scatter Charts. A wide range of charts, and some of them even makes it possible to combine functions like making first row as a line, when working with Columns Charts. Continue reading Cacidi Announce Cacidi Charts CC – a World Class Chart Solution

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.

Continue reading Intelligent Rule Based Image Position