Would it be possible to load the cursor with pages and place them at a pre-defined percentage?

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Mar 14, 2021 Mar 14, 2021

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I'm wondering if this would even be possible.

I imagine that I could place a folder of pages automatically one for each page and then scale them by a pre-defined percentage, but would it be possible to do that with a cursor loaded with pages? So basically when you clicked in the upper left corner to place a page it would place at for example 93% the actual scale? 

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Adobe Community Professional , Mar 15, 2021 Mar 15, 2021
To expand a bit on the answers already given, From Acrobat you can go to File> Create> Combine files into single PDF, drag all of your tiffs into the window to create a multipage PDF, then use the script to place & scale. Or place all the tiffs at 100%, scale the first tiff, then use Object> Transform again. Another option would be to place the tiffs into a new InDesign file at 100%, save, then open your original InDesign file and use the MultiPage Importer script to place the new InDesign file ...

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There is already a script called MultiPage Importer that will do just that.

https://creativepro.com/placing-all-the-pages-of-a-pdf-inside-indesign/

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No, unfortunately not. These are tiff files not PDFs

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It's a good place to start though. Thank you.

 

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Ok. You did mention pages though 😀

 

You could combine all the tiffs in Acrobat might be too much work.

 

 

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Why can't you save the tiff files as .pdf?

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To expand a bit on the answers already given, From Acrobat you can go to File> Create> Combine files into single PDF, drag all of your tiffs into the window to create a multipage PDF, then use the script to place & scale. Or place all the tiffs at 100%, scale the first tiff, then use Object> Transform again. Another option would be to place the tiffs into a new InDesign file at 100%, save, then open your original InDesign file and use the MultiPage Importer script to place the new InDesign file into the original file (the script works with InDesign files just as well as multipage PDFs).

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