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by Scripting_Ace
01 Apr 2013, 06:48
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Setting CMYK color value of picture box
Replies: 8
Views: 4832

Setting CMYK color value of picture box

Same error This makes no sense! [ulist][*]Did you remove the line numbers as stated?[*]Did you remove the " 8" from the application name? (I renamed my Quark installations to be able to script all versions independantly)[*]Other than that, the only thing I can think of is that a funky character got...
by Scripting_Ace
01 Apr 2013, 04:41
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Setting CMYK color value of picture box
Replies: 8
Views: 4832

Setting CMYK color value of picture box

Try removing the "its" part... This may be Script Debugger related.
by Scripting_Ace
29 Mar 2013, 12:36
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Setting CMYK color value of picture box
Replies: 8
Views: 4832

Setting CMYK color value of picture box

try this: 001 tell application "QuarkXPress 8" 002 tell its project 1 003 set newColor to make new color spec at end with properties {name:"newColor", CMYK color value:{17695, 64224, 47185, 13763}, separation:true} 004 tell page 1 of layout space 1 005 set RedTopBox to make picture box at end with p...
by Scripting_Ace
29 Nov 2012, 05:29
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Simple find/replace scripting, continued
Replies: 11
Views: 7636

Simple find/replace scripting, continued

OK than, try this: 001 tell application "QuarkXPress 8" 002 set DocName to name of document 1 003 tell document DocName 004 --finding SPACE+SPACE and replacing with SPACE 005 set doLoop to true 006 repeat while doLoop 007 set doLoop to my QuarkFindChange(DocName, " ", " ") 008 end repeat 009 --findi...
by Scripting_Ace
28 Nov 2012, 06:07
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Simple find/replace scripting, continued
Replies: 11
Views: 7636

Simple find/replace scripting, continued

You might want to: repeat with s from 1 to count of stories set x to get offset of every text of sotry s where it is (return & return) repeat with c from (count of x) to 1 by -1 tell story s delete character (c+1) end tell end repeat end repeat This is untested code and will probably not work as is ...
by Scripting_Ace
28 Nov 2012, 05:23
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Simple find/replace scripting, continued
Replies: 11
Views: 7636

Simple find/replace scripting, continued

You did not implement the try block correctly. You need to "try" each instance seperately or else you might endup skipping some replacements. As soon as the call errors out the script steps out of the try block potentially missing the other calls to make. What do you mean by "leaving the style alone...
by Scripting_Ace
28 Nov 2012, 04:39
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Simple find/replace scripting, continued
Replies: 11
Views: 7636

Simple find/replace scripting, continued

... Or use a try... end try block.
by Scripting_Ace
15 Nov 2012, 09:44
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Not sure if this is teh place, but help with revolving Maste
Replies: 2
Views: 2406

Not sure if this is teh place, but help with revolving Maste

You need to download an evaluatio copy of xtags. With this Xtension you can inport tagged text an also apply Master Pages. In your situation it would be as simple as repeating your text 3 time and adding the proper master page code before each instance You can find a reference to the necessary XPres...
by Scripting_Ace
13 Nov 2012, 04:02
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: How do you address individual elements within a group?
Replies: 5
Views: 3474

How do you address individual elements within a group?

My question is: is it necessary to select a box to get its contents with AS? Selecting a text box is NOT necessary (contrary to what is stated in the dictionary). The " get text with Xtags from" commands however needs to be directed at an insertion point (The flashing I beam normally set BY selecti...
by Scripting_Ace
12 Nov 2012, 18:06
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: How do you address individual elements within a group?
Replies: 5
Views: 3474

How do you address individual elements within a group?

Which 'purpose" would that be "defeating"? One solution would be to ungroup - make changes - regroup (all with AS) My solution would use the following: 001 ___ tell application "QuarkXPress 8" 002 ___ ___ activate 003 ___ ___ tell document "Project1" 004 ___ ___ ___ set tool mode to contents mode 00...

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