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by IanB
03 Jan 2008, 03:23
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: detect missing pics & fonts on making ps file
Replies: 7
Views: 377

detect missing pics & fonts on making ps file

Anyone got an idea how to move a Quark file with missing images to an "Error" folder rather than display a dialog. I've tried the following folder action which will stop the script but it also stops subsequent pages from processing . . . ell application "QuarkXPress Passport" tell document 1 repeat ...
by IanB
02 Jan 2008, 08:25
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Auto Detect missing images in Quark and error
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Auto Detect missing images in Quark and error

Hi, I thought this may work but what it stops other files processing not just the one with missing images . . . tell application "QuarkXPress Passport" tell document 1 repeat with i from 1 to count of pages try set theList to object reference of image 1 of every picture box repeat with eachItem in t...
by IanB
02 Jan 2008, 04:54
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Auto Detect missing images in Quark and error
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Auto Detect missing images in Quark and error

Hi, I have an applescript folder action that will open Quark files and convert them to .ps using the Adobe PDF printer settings. The files are then passed on to Distiller for PDF creation. All works really well but I would like to have a smarter way of detecting missing images in the Quark file. At ...
by IanB
08 Nov 2007, 07:18
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Moving Quark files once processed
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Moving Quark files once processed

Hi, I have a folder action script that will convert Quark files to postscript once files are dropped into it. Is there a way to have the Quark files removed once they have finished processing. My script starts as this . . . on adding folder items to this_folder after receiving these_items repeat wit...
by IanB
02 Oct 2007, 07:28
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Script to change layout size
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Script to change layout size

Hi, I have lots of documents with 5mm bleed all around. I need to include the bleed in the actual layout and not in the bleed area, eg. increase the layout size by 10mm but keep contents centered in this, any ideas? The following doesn't work as it leaves the bleed on the top and left hand sides and...
by IanB
02 Oct 2007, 05:12
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: How to set position of text box?
Replies: 7
Views: 292

How to set position of text box?

Hi, I have a script that puts a box on top of a picture box but I want to be able to move it away from the top left position by 5mm to the right and down. The current script looks like this set {y1, x1} to origin of bounds as list but when I edit to this . . . set {y1, x1} to (origin of bounds as li...
by IanB
06 Sep 2007, 05:15
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Batch processing in Quark 7 - "missing font" dialo
Replies: 7
Views: 357

Batch processing in Quark 7 - "missing font" dialo

Taking this a step further, is there any way to include in the applescript an ignore command to when you get a "XTensions module missing, it may be reflowed" message?

Cheers
by IanB
31 Aug 2007, 08:30
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Get text that contains . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Get text that contains . . .

Hi Emma, Basically the text is as follows . . . To book your holiday with us please complete form at the back of brochure stating the following Holiday no. 12345 or go to our website at All I want to extract is the Holiday no. 12345 where the 12345 will change with each different property. I can the...
by IanB
31 Aug 2007, 06:39
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Get text that contains . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Get text that contains . . .

Hi, I need to define a text string within a Quark document to be used to extract to a csv file. The text always starts with "Holiday no." but the number after this will vary. This code works but will give me the whole paragraph and I only want the line of text containing Holiday no. Does anyone know...
by IanB
23 Aug 2007, 11:52
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Get text that contains . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Get text that contains . . .

Hi Scripting_Ace ;0) Unfortunately that didn't work as their appears to be no character styling just paragraph styling. I tried this code but without success. Any ideas? tell application "QuarkXPress Passport" tell document 1 get text of every text style range of every story whose paragraph style is...

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