Adobe InDesign CS Search via Markzware’s 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 InDesign CS search, using Markzware’s content search application, PageZephyr Search Mac:

PageZephyr Search is a stand-alone application that can read the text contents of an InDesign file. It helps you to find specified words or phrases in an INDD file. You can also copy that text and paste it into your favorite text editor, word processor or layout app. The found keywords are highlighted in the search results. Click on the highlighted word and, if you have a version of InDesign that can open that file, the file will be opened in InDesign. You will be taken to that word in the InDesign document.
Markzware PageZephyr Search v1 Mac Right-Clicking Filename
PageZephyr Search is a simple content search tool from Markzware that allows users to find keywords. You can either open the document in InDesign or copy out the text. Search through InDesign files on Spotlight-indexed volumes to find keywords. You can also copy and paste text out of PageZephyr Search in plain text format (TXT).

Search InDesign files for Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud INDD workflows with Markzware’s content search application. Check out this video to see how:

Adobe InDesign CS Search via Markzware’s PageZephyr Search Mac

Markzware PageZephyr Search can search Adobe InDesign CS through InDesign CC

  • Indexes content within Spotlight-enabled Mac storage volumes.
  • Supports InDesign CS through InDesign CC files.
  • Goes to the highlighted search term in InDesign for context awareness.
  • Does not need Adobe InDesign installed or running.

How to Content Search with PageZephyr Search Mac:

  • Type in the word you’re seeking.
  • Hit Enter. (You’ll see a list of files on the left and the text within the highlighted file on the right.)
  • To see the word in context, right click “Show Selection in Document”. (If you have an appropriate version of InDesign 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. (That will copy the text to your clipboard, which makes it available for use in other applications.)

PageZephyr Search can search InDesign CC or CS files for Mac OS 10.7 or higher. You can buy this 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 InDesign CS Search via Markzware’s PageZephyr Search Mac

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