IndexUtilities


IndexUtilities is a collection of scripts and plugins that help embed index markers in InDesign. IndexUtilities is available for Mac / Win InDesign CS 5 to CC2015.

Why would I want to use IndexUtilities?

Indesign index utilities main menu

Find all these tools under one menu.

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A quick, easy way to see your index markers on the page. A clickable list that can be arranged in page number or by alpha index.

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A way to add embedded indexes to an InDesign document without having to go through InDesign dialog.

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Imports indexes created in DIS. SKY CINDEX and MACREX ( soon ).

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Get your InDesign index back into DIS.

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Moves InDesigns embedded markers to a new position on the page. Particularly useful after using IndexImport.

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Displays a palette to help edit InDesign embedded indexes. The list can be arranged in page number or by alpha index.

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Creates hyperlinks to an existing index, ideal for ePUB.

Create a fully clickable index for ePUB or PDF directly from your DIS index.

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ExtraTools.

A collection of useful routines: OrphanKiller, OrphanMerger, PageRanger, OrphanMarkerRemover and RefRemover.

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Find out how to use the plugin, manual.

IndexUtilities has some preferences. The preferences set the column widths in the Utilities palettes and the highlight is used to help show the active field.
Index Utilities InDesign preferences
Set the column widths for the palettes and the colour of the active field in a palette.

A video of IndexImport and HyperLinker 4.5 mins in length. The index was created by Mary Harper in SKY. The book is "dragon-ball-z-its-over-9000" by Derek Padula.

build an index indesign.mov


372 index entries added and hyperlinked. The hyperlinks can be exported to ePub.

You can buy IndexUtilities here.

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