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Adobe PageMaker 6.5 Scripts for "Total Control 1999"

The Total Control Scripts for PageMaker 6.5 enable you to:
-- set tabs (such as hanging indents) more easily
-- duplicate and transform multiple objects simultaneously
-- fill shapes with random or repeating polygons

For details on using these scripts, read Olav Martin Kvern's article, "Total Control 1999," on page 61 of the Autumn 1999 issue of Adobe Magazine.

Tab Stop at right margin, tab at right.spt
This script places a right tab exactly at the right margin of the selected paragraph (or the first paragraph in a range of selected paragraphs).

Tab Stop at Cursor, tab at cursor.spt
This script places a right tab exactly at the current cursor position.

Hanging Indent, tab and indent at cursor.spt
This script sets a left indent and a tab stop at the current cursor position to create a hanging indent.

Tab Styles, tab styles.spt
This script saves the currently active tab settings as a script, which you name in the process and can then reuse to set identical tabs.

Multitransform, multitransform.spt
This script allows you to duplicate and transform objects (rectangles, ovals, or polygons) simultaneously.

Polygon Fill, polygon fill.spt
This script fills a rectangle, oval, or polygon with a repeating pattern of polygons in a style of your choice, with options for variation on fill, stroke, scaling, etc.

Random Fill, random polygon fill.spt
This script fills a rectangle, oval, or polygon with a random pattern of polygons in a style of your choice, with options for variation on fill, stroke, scaling, etc.

File Information

Product PageMaker
Version 6.5
Platform Macintosh
File Name control.sea
File Size 193KB
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System requirements

Adobe PageMaker 6.5 or PageMaker 6.5 Plus for Mac OS
AppleScript Mac OS

Installation Instructions

1. Quit PageMaker.
2. Copy the script files included in this archive into the Adobe PageMaker 6.5:Rsrc::Plugins:Scripts folder, where represents your language version of PageMaker. For example, Adobe PageMaker 6.5:Rsrc:Usenglsh:Plugins:Scripts.
3. Start PageMaker. To access the new script files, open the Scripts palette by choosing Window > Plug-in Palettes > Show Scripts.

Additional notes

The Total Control Scripts are for demonstration purposes only and do not include person-to-person technical support. For assistance with using these scripts, post a message to the User to User Forums on the Adobe Web site or use our complimentary support resources.

For an introduction to scripts, see pages 467-469 of the Adobe PageMaker 6.5 or the PageMaker 6.5 Plus User Guide. For detailed information on writing scripts, see the online Script Language Help file (SLguide.hlp), which is located in the Adobe PageMaker 6.5:RSRC folder. If the SLguide.hlp file is missing, run the PageMaker 6.5 Setup program. Choose a custom installation, and install only the Adobe PageMaker 6.5 component.

For further PageMaker 6.5 scripting resources, see document 311473, "Support for PageMaker's Scripting Feature."

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