Convert page numbers to text

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Oct 16, 2020 Oct 16, 2020

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Hi, does exist any script to convert page number (~N) inserted to text to simply text? I mean remove it and paste the number to this place.
Thank you... Ilja

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Adobe Community Professional , Oct 17, 2020 Oct 17, 2020
Try this code snippet: main(); function main(){ app.findGrepPreferences = null; app.changeGrepPreferences = null; app.findChangeGrepOptions.includeMasterPages = true; app.findGrepPreferences.findWhat="~N"; var FindGrep=app.activeDocument.findGrep(); for(i=0; i<FindGrep.length; i++){ var item = FindGrep; var page = item.parentTextFrames[0].parentPage; if(page != null){ item.contents = page.name; } } app.findGrepPr...

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Oct 17, 2020 Oct 17, 2020

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Try this code snippet:

main();
function main(){
    app.findGrepPreferences = null;
    app.changeGrepPreferences = null;
    app.findChangeGrepOptions.includeMasterPages = true;
    app.findGrepPreferences.findWhat="~N";
    var FindGrep=app.activeDocument.findGrep();
    for(i=0; i<FindGrep.length; i++){
        var item = FindGrep;
        var page = item.parentTextFrames[0].parentPage;
        if(page != null){
            item.contents = page.name;
            }
        }
    app.findGrepPreferences = null;
    app.changeGrepPreferences = null;
    }  

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