Creating a conditionSet

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Jul 19, 2022 Jul 19, 2022

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Hi,
I'm trying to create a condition set thru scripting but i'm not getting how to define the visibility of a condition.
I want do create a condition set where the condition "hide" must be not visible.
Can anyone help me?
Here's the code.
var myDoc = app.activeDocument;
myDoc.conditions.add({name:"exercicio"});
myDoc.conditionSets.add ({name:"Hidden", setConditions: {condition:"exercicio", visible:false }});
 
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Paulo

 

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Community Expert , Jul 19, 2022 Jul 19, 2022

Hi Peter,

it's rather silly; you only can see the Condition Set feature if you expand the feature set of the Conditional Text panel.

 

From my German InDesign; Conditional Text panel not expanded vs expanded:

EnableConditionSetsFeature-GUI.png

 

 

@PauloJC ,

note, that the value for setConditions must be an array of arrays.

See into the DOM documentation for this:

https://www.indesignjs.de/extendscriptAPI/indesign-latest/#ConditionSet.html

 

The following sample will work:

 

var doc = app.documents[0];
var firstCond = doc.condit
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I've never used conditionSets, didn't even know they existed! What are they for? There's nothing in the interface that shows anything like condition sets.

Anyway, to set a condition's visibility you'll have to do it on the condition itself, not the set:

myDoc.conditions.add({name:"exercicio", visible:false});

P.

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Conditions Sets stores the visibility of conditions.
Instead of activating or deactivating the visibility of the conditions one by one, we can store the visibility in a condition set.


Screenshot 2022-07-19 at 10.47.11.pngScreenshot 2022-07-19 at 10.47.18.png

Anyway, i've managed following your indications. 

Changed the visibility and then creating the ConditionsSet

myDoc.conditions.add({name:"exercicio", visible:false});
var myConditon = myDoc.conditionSets.add({name:"Professor"});
myDoc.conditions.itemByName("exercicio").visible = true;
var myConditon = myDoc.conditionSets.add({name:"Aluno"});
 
@Peter Kahrel, thanks for the hint.
All the best
Paulo

 

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Hi Peter,

it's rather silly; you only can see the Condition Set feature if you expand the feature set of the Conditional Text panel.

 

From my German InDesign; Conditional Text panel not expanded vs expanded:

EnableConditionSetsFeature-GUI.png

 

 

@PauloJC ,

note, that the value for setConditions must be an array of arrays.

See into the DOM documentation for this:

https://www.indesignjs.de/extendscriptAPI/indesign-latest/#ConditionSet.html

 

The following sample will work:

 

var doc = app.documents[0];
var firstCond = doc.conditions.add
(
	{
		name : "Condition 1"
	}
);

var secCond = doc.conditions.add
(
	{
		name : "Condition 2"
	}
);

var myCondSet = doc.conditionSets.add
(
	{
		name : "Hide 1 Show 2", 
		setConditions : 
		[
			[ firstCond , false ] ,
			[ secCond , true ]
		]
	}
);

doc.conditionalTextPreferences.activeConditionSet = myCondSet ;

 

 

Result:

ResultAfterScriptRun-AddConditionSet.PNG

 

Regards,
Uwe Laubender
( Adobe Community Professional )

 

PS: Link to DOM documentation added.

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Well, what do you know. You live and learn.

Thanks, Uwe.

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Had to look it up in the DOM documentation myself.

And it took some time to re-discover the option on the Conditional Texts panel.

I don't use it that often…

 

Regards,
Uwe Laubender
( Adobe Community Professional )

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