How to change the writing direction through DOM/Script

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Jul 20, 2022 Jul 20, 2022

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I'm trying to understand the DOM, but I don't know how to do it.
Since I just want to change the writing direction of the textbox from vertical to horizontal via DOM/Script, I know it's possible to use the Indesign feature manually, but how can I do this using the DOM/Script, since I can't see it under the textbox this property? Would you mind telling me how to apply this property?

 

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Guide , Jul 23, 2022 Jul 23, 2022

IDML and related formats are based on the scripting DOM, with very few additions.

 

For your case IDMS should be sufficient. Drag the frame to the Desktop producing snippets before and after the manual change, then diff the snippet files (simple XML).

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Jul 23, 2022 Jul 23, 2022

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IDML and related formats are based on the scripting DOM, with very few additions.

 

For your case IDMS should be sufficient. Drag the frame to the Desktop producing snippets before and after the manual change, then diff the snippet files (simple XML).

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That's what I thought! Thank you Dirk. 

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