Adobe Creative Cloud INDD Content Search via PageZephyr Search Mac

Note: PageZephyr and PageZephyr Search have been DISCONTINUED. Please see our Products page for current Markzware offerings. Markzware also has ID Util, which can help you to view Adobe InDesign stories.

Adobe Creative Cloud INDD content search, using Markzware‘s PageZephyr Search Mac:

PageZephyr Search is a stand-alone application that can read the text contents of an InDesign CC file. You can search InDesign file formats for words or phrases to find your chosen keyword(s). You can also copy out the text from an InDesign file and paste it into a text, word or layout editor.
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Example of an Adobe Creative Cloud INDD content search via PageZephyr Search Mac

How to Do a Content Search in Adobe Creative Cloud INDD with PageZephyr Search:

  • Type in the word you’re seeking.
  • Press Enter. (Files list is on the left; highlighted text is in the file on the right.)
  • To see the word in context, right click “Show Selection in Document”. (If an appropriate version of InDesign is loaded, it’ll highlight that word and show you where it is in the document.)
  • To Copy and Paste the text out, you can either click and drag to select text, or hit Command-A (Select All), and select Copy.

Check out this video demonstration:

Adobe Creative Cloud INDD Content Search via PageZephyr Search Mac

Markzware’s PageZephyr Search can find specific text in InDesign CC files and more.

PageZephyr Search can search InDesign CC or CS native files for Mac OS 10.7 or higher. You can buy Markzware’s content search application via the PageZephyr Search page. See more desktop publishing (DTP) software for creative professionals on the Markzware Products page.

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Adobe Creative Cloud INDD Content Search via PageZephyr Search Mac

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