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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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Almost ready for InDesign CC2017

Just released preview versions of all Cacidi products, and we are still testing on the final release of InDesign CC2017. If you find anything not in the order as it should be, please let us know by sending a mail to support.

Known issues:
Nov. 4th: Mac version only: will not load Microsoft Excel native format, convert to CSV as a workaround..
Nov. 9th: Mac version only: fixed an issue with activation.
Nov. 14th: Mac version only: Excel issue fixed.
Nov. 15th. Mac version only: fixed an issue with the native Mac installer causing the CC2015 plugs to be deleted when installing the CC2015 versions.
Dec. 5th: Mac version only: Missing Network Crash fixed.
Jan. 4th: Win and Mac: Added Dump Used Data to Extreme.
Jan. 4th: Win and Mac: Fixed an issue when updating an inline text frame from LiveMerge selection.

Installing a plugin for CC2015 or later

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, CC 2015 or CC2017 version of InDesign. This Guide is only valid for Mid 2015 InDesign CC2015 and later, a guide for previous versions can be found here.
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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