InDesign CC - Extract Pages

Explorer ,
Jul 08, 2013 Jul 08, 2013

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Not a script guy, but think it's probably the only solution for splitting up an INDD file.

I'm running CC and need to break up a few documents into single page InDesign files (not PDF). I've read most of the articles on scripting but don't see anything that will work with CC (already tried a couple). Any suggestions?

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Jul 09, 2013 Jul 09, 2013

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The assumption in your description of your task is that the pages are independent of each other. If this is true, then just save the document the appropriate number of times with names that relate each to the page of interest, then open each and delete all the pages that don't belong in that document.

Dave

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Explorer ,
Jul 10, 2013 Jul 10, 2013

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I'm looking for a script — I'm dealing with a page count in the hundreds.... Thanks tho!

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New Here ,
Nov 21, 2013 Nov 21, 2013

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I would need this script / feature also. Actually I don't understand that why this is not a build in feature within InDesign. It should be.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 22, 2013 Nov 22, 2013

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@Doug – I cannot say if it's working for you, but there is a script for splitting a InDesign file (multi pages) to InDesign files (single pages) with a lot of options.

Author:

Hans Haesler

Script:

DokumentAufsplitten

UI: German

Made for: InDesign CS5

Mac version in sit archive:

http://www.fachhefte.ch/downloads.php?groupIDX=14&orderby=&sort=&search_query=&itemIDX=&begin=&limit...

Win version in zip archive:

http://www.fachhefte.ch/downloads.php?groupIDX=38&orderby=&sort=&search_query=&itemIDX=&begin=&limit...

I talked about it here:

http://forums.adobe.com/message/4456946#4456946

Uwe

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New Here ,
Nov 22, 2013 Nov 22, 2013

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Hey, I found this tool:

http://exportools.badiasoftware.com

Seems to be really handy. Only thing I miss in it is that in some cases I would like to be able to custom name individual exported pages manually. Now it has to be done in Finder after exporting.

Or more handy would be if it could name the file using the characters that are using specific Character Style from the document...

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New Here ,
Feb 04, 2014 Feb 04, 2014

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http://www.kasyan.ho.com.ua/extractpages.html

I was recently searching for the same thing. Came across your post and later found this site... seems to do exactly what im after, hope it helps you!

Alex

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Feb 04, 2014 Feb 04, 2014

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Explorer ,
Apr 06, 2016 Apr 06, 2016

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Here is what I have. It's written in javascript. It works in all normal scenarios (I didn't test it in EVERY possible situation). It is functional and is in use currently. If someone wants to check it out, I'll be glad to send you a copy. It works in CS5.5 and CC2015 as tested so should be fine in all versions in between.

Michael

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LEGEND ,
Apr 06, 2016 Apr 06, 2016

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Hi Michael,

Interested to test it! 

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Explorer ,
Apr 06, 2016 Apr 06, 2016

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Where should I send it to?

Michael

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LEGEND ,
Apr 06, 2016 Apr 06, 2016

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Thanks! 

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Explorer ,
Apr 06, 2016 Apr 06, 2016

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Here you go. Let me know what you think.

Michael

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New Here ,
Apr 27, 2016 Apr 27, 2016

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Hello Michael

I would be very interested in receiving your script if it works for CC2015.
The Extractpages script on scriptopedia is designed for CS5 and doesn't seem to work with CC2015.

I am in a desperate need of a tool letting me chop off my document in single spreads...

Thank you !

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New Here ,
Dec 05, 2016 Dec 05, 2016

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Hi Michael,

Do you still have this script available? I am working on a gigantic book right now and can really use something like this, if you are still offering it up.

Thanks,

Patty

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Explorer ,
Dec 05, 2016 Dec 05, 2016

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Hi Patty,

I haven't touched it in months but it should still work. Unfortunately I

don't have much in terms of documentation for it so you will need to

poke around. All features are under Action button. Let me know if it

works for you and whether you think it can be improved. Do you have an email I can send it to?

Michael

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New Here ,
Dec 05, 2016 Dec 05, 2016

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That sounds great! I am [posting email address is against forum rules]

I forgot to mention I'm on a PC--will that be a problem?

Thanks much,

Patty

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New Here ,
Jan 30, 2017 Jan 30, 2017

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Hi Michael, can I have the InDesign document splitter script psl? Thanks [posting email address is against forum rules]

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 30, 2017 Jan 30, 2017

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Hi Monique,

since posting a mail address is against forum rules, send Michael a personal message (PM) and provide the necessary address with your PM.

To do so, click Michael's screen name when logged into the forum and use the Message button.

Regards,
Uwe

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Engaged ,
Apr 27, 2021 Apr 27, 2021

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Hi Michael,

i'm interested to test the script, please send me at (medos20.mi[at]gmail.com)

Thanks

M.Hasanain

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New Here ,
Jun 13, 2017 Jun 13, 2017

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Bonsoir . Je serai intéressé de tester le script de Mickaël. PM envoyé

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